Amherst travel guide

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You're Going to Love Amherst

With a population of 122,366, Amherst is a must-see destination in New York State, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Amherst

Amherst in February
Estimated hotel price
S$ 166
1 night at 3-star hotel
Amherst in February
Estimated hotel price
S$ 166
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Amherst

Plane

When flying to Amherst, you’ll arrive at Buffalo Airport (BUF), which is located 6 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Amherst from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 30h 24m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Amherst.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Amherst, including Trailways, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Toronto, the bus ride to Amherst takes 266 km and will cost you around S$ 31. From New York, the ticket costs about S$ 94 for a journey of 644 km.

Plane

When flying to Amherst, you’ll arrive at Buffalo Airport (BUF), which is located 6 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Amherst from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 30h 24m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Amherst.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Amherst, including Trailways, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Toronto, the bus ride to Amherst takes 266 km and will cost you around S$ 31. From New York, the ticket costs about S$ 94 for a journey of 644 km.

Airlines serving Amherst

Lufthansa
Good (4,687 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,728 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,194 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,462 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (972 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (221 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,194 reviews)
Finnair
Good (785 reviews)
LOT
Good (673 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,895 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (770 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
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Where to stay in Amherst

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Candlewood Suites Buffalo Amherst and Sleep Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Amherst

Most booked hotels in Amherst

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 215+
Courtyard by Marriott Buffalo Airport
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
S$ 248+
Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Airport
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 249+
Sleep Inn
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 134+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buffalo-Airport
2 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 216+
Hampton Inn Buffalo-Airport Galleria Mall
2 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
S$ 240+

Hiring a car in Amherst

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in Amherst (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. The most frequently booked car type in Amherst is Full-size (GMC Yukon or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 41% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in Amherst (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. The most frequently booked car type in Amherst is Full-size (GMC Yukon or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 41% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.