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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:14 hours (approx.)

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

Discover the beauty and awesome power of Niagara Falls on a day trip from New York. You'll fly to Upstate New York, tour the falls on both the US and Canadian sides (don't forget your passport!), see all the sights, including a ride on a Niagara boat cruise or the Journey Behind the Falls. And at the end of an amazing day you'll take an evening flight back to New York.


  • Full-day trip to Niagara Falls from New York by air
  • Round-trip flight from New York City to Upstate New York
  • Guided tour of Niagara Falls from American and Canadian sides
  • Niagara Falls boat ride or Journey Behind the Falls
  • Buffet lunch at a restaurant overlooking the falls, including soft drinks, tea or coffee
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Pickup and drop-off from Midtown Manhattan hotels

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What You Can Expect

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

After being collected from your Midtown Manhattan hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Upstate New York (approximately one hour). On arrival, you will be met by your guide for the day to board the bus to Niagara Falls.

After lunch, it's time to board a Niagara Falls boat cruise for an up-close Niagara Falls experience. The 30-minute cruise takes you through the foaming waters to the base of the American Falls and the basin of Horseshoe Falls. You will get close enough to the falls to feel their cool mist on your skin.

The Niagara Falls boat cruises operate only in the warmer months, typically from May to October, so if you are traveling from November to April you may visit the Journey Behind the Falls instead. An elevator takes you behind the great sheet of Niagara Falls for a thunderous up-close view of Niagara Falls. Please note that Niagara Falls boat cruises may cease to operate earlier than October 31 depending on weather.

Due to the extreme popularity of this tour, a minimum 5-day advance booking is required.
Please note:
  • Due to new TSA policies, each passenger's date of birth, passport name, number, expiry and country is required at the time of booking. Failure to include this information will result in your reservation not being completed. Contact and/or hotel in New York must be provided in order to complete reservation.
  • Passenger(s) MUST have the required documentation to enter Canada.
  • Dates for Niagara Falls boat cruises may run into November or may cease earlier than October 31 depending on weather

Customer Reviews

Sharine B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

great tour very good guide out of season so no waiting in line good quality lunch included will use again.

Shane B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

It was excellently organized and everything went extremely smoothly. Our guide Eduardo was very knowledgeable and considerate. We would highly recommend it for those with only a day to spare.

Suzanne M F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

I really enjoyed the trip. It was off season so we didn't have any queues , everything was efficient. Our guide Eduardo was very helpful. I was the only English speaker with 6 Spanish speakers but he always tried to make sure I was included with all the info as did my fellow travellers. I understand that the tours need to be a bit flexible with regards to the amount of time there is allowing for traffic, delays etc. so our trip seemed to be just filling in time at some points even with our inbound flight being delayed over a hour. Our group all wanted to go up the Skylon tower and we had enough time to do that at our own cost. I would recommend tha be given as an option to be included in the tour. Otherwise great way to see Niagara Falls when time you only,have one day free.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Fantastic tour from pick up at hotel, to flight , to tour bus, to a great tour guide Guissepe , the Niagra Falls were spectacular, from beginning to end, it was 100 we even had blue skies and sunshine to top it off, I would definitely go again, also the lunch was fantastic too. REMARKABLE!!!!!!

Danni Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

I cannot explain in words how incredible this experience was. I loved every minute. Even the flight to Buffalo and back was great Jet Blue is an awesome airline The whole day was organised extremely well. I felt like we had plenty of time at all our stops and our tour guide/bus driver Giuseppe was the best!! Funny and informative, couldn't ask for anyone better. Lunch was also great with a view you could not believe. I would do this day again in a heartbeat... you will not regret booking this tour!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour, great sights, very well organised. However its a very long day, pick up starts at 6am and by the time we reached our hotel it was 11.45. But a great way to see the falls since we were in NY for 6 days


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Everything worked like clockwork, very pleased and satisfied.

Helicopter flyover was an extra excitement we all enjoyed tremendously, since we didnt have Canadian visas and still got to see the Horseshoe.

Melvyn G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Terrific day. Brilliant guide/driver. Well organised, with excellent lunch at the Sheraton included.
And the falls were just so impressive, a wonderful experience not to be missed.

Josi H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A very big day but well worth it! Glad we saw the falls from both USA and Canada. We were looked after really well all day and had a great lunch. Giuseppe was wonderful!

Sandra Evelyn C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was well worth the expense and the long day. We were picked up at the time stated outside our hotel and taken to the airport for a short flight to Buffalo and met by Guiseppe who was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone stayed together all day. The views from both sides were superb and we had lunch in the Sheraton overlooking the falls. We didn't get back till 11.30 pm from 6 am but enjoyed it

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