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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

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.

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.

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!

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

A fantastic day, which my family enjoyed thoroughly! Thanks to Eduardo, our guide at Niagara.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

great trip from start to finish our guide Eduardo was fantastic , even though we lost 2 hours of our trip due to bad weather delaying our flight we had a brilliant day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

My wife and I both thoroughly enjoyed Niagara Falls. It was beautiful to see. Our guide Giuseppe was great- very informative!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Niagara Falls is one of the most wonderful places in the world that no one should ever miss out. The tour is great in experiencing the Falls from different angles. The only downside is that a day trip may not allow you to completely experience the Falls especially if you don't mind to get wet. But that's not what one should ask for a day trip. Generally, I high recommend this day trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Eduardo, our guide, was fantastic. He was patient with everyone, spoke 2 languages and explained everything so well. We throughly enjoyed the day. Got soaked on the Maid of the Mist, but you dry out and appreciate the majesty of the falls.

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