According to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, up to 2 million Canadians cross the border every year to fly from Buffalo Airport every year. The reason is simple, Canadians can save up to 20% total when opting to fly from BUF to Florida, Las Vegas or California. This is largely thanks to lower airport taxes and fees across the border.

If you’re¬†crossing the border, it would be useful to check wait times and if you’re a frequent traveler then perhaps a Nexus card will make your life easier.

If you’re driving from Toronto or its suburbs to Buffalo, You have several parking options:

The On-Site Option: $50-$120 per week
While the lower end is cheaper than average airports, you will be parking a considerable distance away from the terminal and would therefore require a shuttle/transportation. Moreover, you cannot reserve in advance so you cannot guarantee a spot. This may force you to upgrade last minute.

The Sleep Option: $120 total
Many travelers reported paying approx. $100-$140 for a one-night stay at a hotel in Buffalo, including parking for the duration of their trip and a free airport shuttle. This option is useful if your flight is early morning and you don’t want to wake up at 3 am to drive to the airport. To explore these options, which are often referred to as park, stay and fly packages, visit With these packages, you can stay the night, leave your car, and fly fresh in the morning by boarding a free shuttle to your terminal.

The Hotel Parking Option: $35 a week
The most affordable and convenient option is to book through a trusted engine that guarantees you a parking spot at a hotel of your choice near the airport, and a free 24hr shuttle service to and from the terminal.
OneStopParking provides the best rates in the market where from just $5 a day, you can reserve your parking spot, have a coffee at the lobby and then be transported by a shuttle to your terminal.