How to travel from Rochester, NY to New York, NY

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from Rochester, NY to New York, NY

How to get from Rochester, NY to New York, NY by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Rochester, NY to New York, NY is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
01:50PM10h10
Rochester, NY
12:00AMNew York, NY
$371One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
01:50PM10h10
Rochester, NY
12:00AMNew York, NY
$371One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Infobus
10:20PM6h25
Rochester, NY
04:45AMNew York, NY
$551One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Greyhound
10:50PM7h15
Rochester, NY
06:05AMNew York, NY
$481One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
11:50PM7h15
Rochester, NY
07:05AMNew York, NY
$491One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:50PM7h05
Rochester, NY
01:55AMNew York, NY
$551One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Rochester, NY to New York, NY

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$65 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€33) • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $84 (€73) • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, JetBlue Airways or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 250 miles (403 km) from Rochester, NY to New York, NY. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, JetBlue Airways or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Rochester, NY to New York, NY.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Rochester to New York

Find the best journey between Rochester and New York with Amtrak, FlixBus and United. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your travel journey between Rochester and New York, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel to New York from Rochester.

        FAQs: Travel from Rochester, NY to New York, NY

        FAQs: Travel to New York, NY easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rochester, NY to New York, NY.
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        There are 3 ways to get from Rochester, NY to New York, NY: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to New York, NY from Rochester, NY is by taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€33).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Rochester, NY to New York, NY:

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

        A bus is $46 (€40) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $84 (€73) from Rochester, NY to New York, NY.

        A bus is $26 (€23) less than a train with an average ticket price of $65 (€56) from Rochester, NY to New York, NY.

        The fastest way to get to New York, NY from Rochester, NY is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 24 min.

        Other travel options to New York, NY take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 25 min of travel time.

        Getting to New York, NY by train takes 7 h 5 min on average.

        The distance from Rochester, NY to New York, NY is approximately 250 miles (403 km).

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

        • Around 4 buses per day.
        • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

          • You can travel to New York, NY from Rochester, NY by bus with FlixBus, Greyhound, OurBus, Infobus or GTG. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€33) with Greyhound from Rochester, NY to New York, NY.
          • You can travel by plane between Rochester, NY and New York, NY with JetBlue Airways, Republic Airlines, United, American Airlines or piedmont airlines, and you can find American Airlines Rochester, NY to New York, NY tickets for $84 (€73) on Omio.
          • You can travel by train between Rochester, NY and New York, NY with Amtrak or VIA Rail, and you can find Amtrak Rochester, NY to New York, NY tickets for $65 (€56) on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct routes from Rochester, NY to New York, NY with the following travel companies:

          • You can find 4 direct buses per day to take to New York, NY with FlixBus or Greyhound.
          • You can check for a direct train to New York, NY with Amtrak or VIA Rail with 4 direct trains per day.

          Direct services to New York, NY tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

          Many of our customers who book a trip from Rochester, NY to New York, NY often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Washington, DC, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Atlantic City, NJ or Niagara Falls, NY. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rochester, NY and New York, NY itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between New York, NY and any of these top destinations today!

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