Travel from Amherst to Brandon

1d 5h 40min
324 lb of CO2
1d 8h 58min
183 lb of CO2
7h 26min
667 lb of CO2

Amherst to Brandon Flights

There are 2 airports — BUF, IAG — that make sense to fly out of from Amherst and 2 airports — TPA, PIE — to access Brandon. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BUF.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Brandon from Amherst, a flight is the quickest method.
17h 56min
203 lb of CO2

Drive from Amherst to Brandon

It's 1057 miles between Amherst to Brandon. On a typical day, it might take between 17h 56min and 18h 50min from Amherst to Brandon under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 19h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Brandon by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $142.

What is the best way to travel from Amherst to Brandon?

Because Brandon is so far away from Amherst, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Brandon do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Amherst to Brandon?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Amherst to Brandon FL - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Amherst to Brandon. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Brandon is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Amherst/Brandon buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Amherst is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Amherst NY and Brandon during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Amherst to Brandon? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Brandon traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Brandon is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Amherst to Brandon?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Amherst to Brandon is by bus. The bus costs $121 roughly and will take 1 day 8 hours 58 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Amherst to Brandon?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Amherst area and Brandon, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 5 hours 40 minutes. We recommend catching the train at BUF Buffalo Depew Station, which is about 7 miles from Amherst. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Amherst to Brandon by car?

The total distance between Amherst and Brandon is 1057 miles and will take you about 17 hours 56 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $143.

Amherst to Brandon Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $121
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 26min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 157 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 1,057 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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