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Directions to the Department of Chemistry

We are located on the University at Buffalo’s North Campus, which is approximately ten miles from the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport. Free hotel shuttle service is available from Buffalo/Niagara International Airport to most hotels near the University at Buffalo. Check with your hotel for details.

By bus from Toronto

Niagara Airbus from Toronto’s Pearson Airport to the Sheraton E. hotel. Then take a taxi to the our department. Call 905-374-8111 (in Canada), 905-677-8083 (in Toronto) or 716-835-8111 (in Buffalo) for reservations.

Greyhound Bus service from downtown Toronto to downtown Buffalo. Then take a taxi to your hotel.

By train from Toronto

Amtrak (joint service with via Rail Canada) “Maple Leaf” train to Buffalo-Depew station on Dick Road (DO NOT alight at Buffalo-Exchange St). This service is listed as two trains because it changes numbers at the Canadian border (CBN). From Buffalo-Depew station take a taxi to your hotel.

By car to Buffalo

From Points West (Windsor, London, Hamilton)

Highway 401 East to Highway 403 East then QEW Niagara to St. Catharines. Then take Highway 405 to Queenston and enter the US via the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge. Continue on I-190 South across Grand Island. Immediately after you come off Grand Island take I-290 East (signed Rochester) to Millersport Highway North (Route 263, exit 5B). Exit onto Millersport and at the first light turn right onto Flint Road to enter campus.

From Points East (Montreal, Ottawa, Rochester, Syracuse, New York)

Enter the US via Thousand Islands Bridge and follow I-81 South to Syracuse. From Syracuse follow I-90 West (NYS Thruway) to I-290 West (towards Niagara Falls). Follow I-290 West to Millersport Highway North (Route 263, exit 5B). Exit onto Millersport and at the first light turn right onto Flint Road to enter campus.

From Toronto QEW Niagara to St. Catharines

Then take Highway 405 to Queenston and enter the US via the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge. Continue on I-190 South across Grand Island. Immediately after you come off Grand Island take I-290 East (signed Rochester) to Millersport Highway North (Route 263, exit 5B). Exit onto Millersport and at the first light turn right onto Flint Road to enter campus.

From Great Lakes/Ohio I-90

East to New York State where it becomes the NYS Thruway. When you reach Buffalo, KEEP RIGHT (to avoid being funneled to Albany) and exit onto I-290 West (towards Niagara Falls). Follow I-290 West to Millersport Highway North (Route 263, exit 5B). Exit onto Millersport and at the first light turn right onto Flint Road to enter campus.

Driving from Maple Road to the Department of Chemistry, and Parking Arrangements

Take Maple Road to Flint Road – the main entrance of the North Campus. Follow Flint Road onto the Campus. Go straight across at the traffic light and turn left at the stop sign. Turn right at the next stop sign, continue straight and follow the directions to Visitor Parking. The Visitor Parking lot is behind the Natural Sciences Complex/Chemistry Department. Parking is $4 + tax ($2 for entry after 1 pm). Parking in this and any lot is free after 3 pm Friday and all day on weekends.