New York to Niagara Falls by Plane Day Trip

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New York to Niagara Falls by Plane Day Trip

On the New York to Niagara Falls by plane day trip you can forget all your worries about planning! You’ll be collected from your Manhattan hotel (any hotel located between 23rd and 74th Street) bright and early and driven to the airport. There, you’ll board a flight to Buffalo, Upstate New York. Within an hour a guide will greet you and escort you to the bus headed to Niagara Falls. You don’t have to worry about a single thing; it has all been taken care of. This tour is extremely popular, and often fully booked, so it is required to book at least 5 days prior to departure.

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Unfortunately, this day trip is currently unavailable. At the moment, this is the only Niagara Falls day trip by plane from New York.

The Maid of the Mist

Before getting up close with the famous falls, enjoy a panoramic view of them from your buffet lunch table. Once fed and watered, you’ll board the famous Maid of the Mist. The ferry service has been operating since 1846. It allows you to really feel the power of the falls by getting right up to the base of Horseshoe Falls. Experience the magic of the falls as the mist surrounds you!

Lunch at Niagara Falls New York to Niagara Falls by Plane Day Trip - Niagara Falls

The Maid of the Mist is typically operational during the warmer months (May until October). If you are visiting in the winter months, you will see the falls in a very different way by taking the Journey Behind the Falls. An elevator takes you behind the massive sheet of water. Hear the thunder of the Niagara Falls roar from 13 stories above you. With a 50-metre vertical drop, over 160,000 m3 of water per minute cascades over the edge of the falls. It’s an extremely powerful natural spectacle.

Behind the Walls Niagara Falls Niagara Falls Whirlpool

The Horseshoe Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls and the American Falls

You will be able to view the falls from both the American and the Canadian sides; see Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls. You’ll also see the Niagara Whirlpool. Take loads of photos and decide which of the sides has a better view of the falls.

Eric’s Tip: “Of course, I’ve done this tour myself: all the pictures on this page are from this tour. It’s expensive, but I found it really worth the money! Niagara Falls is the largest tourist attraction in Canada which means that it can be crowded. I was there in April with good weather and hardly any people. If you have the possibility, do the trip on a weekday because it’s a lot quieter than during the weekend.”

Niagara Falls Canadian Side Niagara Falls on the American Side

Practical Information

After purchasing, you will receive a voucher that you can print out and use as your ticket for the day trip.

  • Departure Point: Pick-up from Midtown Manhattan hotels located between 23rd and 74th Street
  • Departure Time: Between 04:45 and 09:30

Note: All passengers must have the correct documentation to enter Canada. Do you have a British passport? Then there is no need to apply for a visa. Since you’ll be landing on the American side of the border and a bus will take you to the Canadian side, you’re not required to obtain an eTA for Canada. When booking this trip you can get asked for your passport name, number and expiration date, date of birth as well as contact details for residence at the New York hotel.

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