Distance from Washington, District of Columbia to Buffalo, New York


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The distance from Washington, District of Columbia to Buffalo, New York is 291.9 miles by the driving route, 291.9 miles by the biking route, and 291.9 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Washington and Buffalo is 291.9 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Washington to Buffalo are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Washington to Buffalo is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 291.9 mi 469.7 km
biking Bicycling 291.9 mi 469.7 km
walking Walking 291.9 mi 469.7 km
flying Airplane 291.9 mi 469.7 km 35.0 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Washington to Buffalo by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg291.9 miles$29.19
25 mpg291.9 miles$23.35
30 mpg291.9 miles$19.46
35 mpg291.9 miles$16.68
40 mpg291.9 miles$14.59
50 mpg291.9 miles$11.67
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.00 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Washington, DC to Nearby Cities

From Washington, DC to Arlington, VA 4.8 miles
From Washington, DC to Silver Spring, MD 6.8 miles
From Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA 6.8 miles
From Washington, DC to Bethesda, MD 7.9 miles
From Washington, DC to Camp Springs, MD 8.7 miles

Table 4. Distance from Washington, DC to Cities Near Buffalo, NY

From Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY 291.9 miles
From Washington, DC to Cheektowaga, NY 291.1 miles
From Washington, DC to Tonawanda, NY 298.2 miles
From Washington, DC to West Seneca, NY 286.5 miles
From Washington, DC to North Tonawanda, NY 302.2 miles

Also see Distance from Washington to other countries; Distance from Washington to other world cities; Distance from Washington to nearby airports.