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Old 12-26-2009, 08:06 PM
 
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Default Is the Amtrak station in Buffalo/Depew in a safe area?

Thinking of meeting a friend in Buffalo for a few days and would take the Amtrak in. Is it in a safe area for a single woman waiting in a car? Also what are some safe areas to look for a hotel at? Thanks...
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Old 12-26-2009, 11:44 PM
 
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Both Amtrack stations are in relatively safe locations. The downtown location is in close proximity to a bunch of hotels.
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Old 12-26-2009, 11:52 PM
 
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Where are you going to? The Depew station is closer to the airport and there are many hotels there. The Depew station also can get you a cab to a hotel -- or if you have a place you are staying, you probably can get a van from them (larger hotels).

It depends on where you are going: if to the eastern burbs, Depew makes more sense. You will get a better answer if you give the area
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Old 12-27-2009, 10:34 AM
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The Depew one is fine. Right near the BUF airport (within a mile)..

If you want a hotel, you would want to book near Cheektowaga or Depew. If you want a bit of a ride (5 miles max), then expand it to West Seneca..
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Old 12-27-2009, 09:46 PM
 
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The Depew location is in a safe neighborhood. Depew is a safe suburb. There is not a lot immediately around that station. However, it is in no way a bad area. I live about 2 minutes from that station.
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Old 12-28-2009, 11:48 AM
 
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They are both fine - safety wise. They are only a few minutes apart by car so i would go to the one that is cheaper and quicker.
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Old 01-10-2010, 10:07 AM
 
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Thanks for the replies. Things got a bit hectic and we had to cancel the visit but I will file the info away for future reference
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