Niagara Falls is located between the border of United States of America and Canada. It is third largest waterfall in the world. Niagara Falls is located on the Niagara River. Niagara Falls is actually a total of three falls: the American Falls, the Bridal Falls and the Veil falls. To get to Niagara Falls from the United States, visitors can travel by car over one of three bridges: The Rainbow, Peace or Queenston-Lewiston Bridges. Three international airports service the area: Buffalo in the US, Hamilton and Toronto. Buffalo and Hamilton airports are approximately 40 minutes drive and Toronto is just over one hour away.