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Downtown Campus Directions

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Coordinates: 42.899, -78.866

Street address: Virginia St and Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203
(Note: this is not a mailing address)

Public Transportation

From the West (Cleveland, Erie, Chicago)

Take the I-90 East (New York State Thruway) to Exit 53 (I-190 North toward Downtown Buffalo/Niagara Falls). Go through the toll barriers and continue on I-190 North for 5 miles. Take the Elm Street exit and proceed straight down Elm. Elm ends at Goodell Street. Turn left onto Goodell Street. Turn right onto Ellicott Street. The Downtown Campus is at the corner of Ellicott and Virginia streets.

From the East (Rochester, Albany, New York City)

Take the I-90 West (New York State Thruway) past the Williamsville Toll Barriers. Stay on the I-90 West and shortly thereafter take Exit 51W (Route 33 West toward Buffalo). Continue on Route 33 West (Kensington Expressway) for 7 miles. Note the sign for the "Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus" and take the Locust Street exit, proceeding straight. Turn right onto Ellicott Street. The Downtown Campus is at the corner of Ellicott and Virginia streets.

From the Buffalo Niagara Airport

Exit the airport following the signs leading to Route 33 West toward Buffalo. Route 33 (Kensington Expressway) begins at the West Gate of the Buffalo Niagara Airport. Take Route 33 West (Kensington Expressway) for 8 miles. Note the sign for the "Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus" and take the Locust Street exit, proceeding straight. Turn right onto Ellicott Street. The Downtown Campus is at the corner of Ellicott and Virginia streets.

From Route 33 West (Kensington Expressway)

Take the Locust Street exit, proceeding straight. The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus will be on your right. Turn right onto Ellicott Street. The Downtown Campus is at the corner of Ellicott and Virginia streets.

From the South (Pittsburgh)

Take I-579 northwest to I-279. Go northwest on I-279 to I-79 North. Continue on I-79 North to I-90. Take the I-90 East (New York State Thruway) to Exit 53 (I-190 North toward Downtown Buffalo/Niagara Falls) and continue on I-190 North for 5 miles. Take the Elm Street exit and proceed straight down Elm. Elm ends at Goodell Street. Turn left onto Goodell Street. Turn right onto Ellicott Street. The Downtown Campus is at the corner of Ellicott and Virginia Streets.

From the North (Canada)

Take the QEW south toward Fort Erie. From the Peace Bridge, take the 1-190 South to the Elm Street exit and proceed straight down Elm. Elm ends at Goodell Street. Turn left onto Goodell Street. Turn right onto Ellicott Street. The Downtown Campus is at the corner of Ellicott and Virginia streets.

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