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from New York City to Rochester

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Travel Information to Rochester from New York City

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$58 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $58 (€47) • 6 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $61 (€50) • 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 250 miles (403 km) by bus, flight or train between New York City and Rochester. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $58 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New York City to Rochester.

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FAQs
How do I get from New York City to Rochester?

There are 3 ways to travel from New York City to Rochester including taking a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from New York City to Rochester the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from New York City to Rochester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $58 (€47) compared to other travel options to Rochester:

Taking a train is about $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $61 (€50) for this journey.

A train is $51 (€42) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from New York City to Rochester costing on average $109 (€89).

What is the quickest way to get from New York City to Rochester?

The quickest way to travel between New York City and Rochester is by bus, which takes on average 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Rochester by flight can take on average 1 h 27 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 38 min   of travel time.

How many miles from New York City to Rochester would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 250 miles (403 km) between New York City and Rochester.

How many services a day are there from New York City to Rochester?

The average frequency per day from New York City to Rochester is:

  • 6 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Rochester from New York City as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from New York City to Rochester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from New York City to Rochester:

    Which travel operators can get me to Rochester from New York City?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from New York City to Rochester:

    • You can take a bus from New York City to Rochester with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $61 (€50) with Greyhound from New York City to Rochester.
    • You can travel from New York City to Rochester by flight with Republic Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $109 (€89) with Republic Airlines from New York City to Rochester.
    • You can travel by train to Rochester from New York City with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak New York City to Rochester tickets for $58 (€47) on Omio.
    Where should I go next after I travel from New York City to Rochester?
    Omio customers who travel from New York City to Rochester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Paris or Dallas, TX. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rochester and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How far in advance should I purchase tickets between New York City and Rochester online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from New York City to Rochester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $61 (€50) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $109 (€89) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $58 (€47) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from New York City to Rochester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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