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from Rochester to New York City

You can get from Rochester to New York City by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Rochester to New York City

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $176
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $176 (€146) • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 250 miles (403 km) between Rochester and New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are American Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rochester to New York City.

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

There are 3 travel options from Rochester to New York City: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to New York City from Rochester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to New York City:

Taking a bus is usually $151 (€126) less than taking a flight to New York City, which costs on average $176 (€146) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $48 (€40) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $72 (€60) from Rochester to New York City.

What is the fastest way to travel to New York City from Rochester?

The fastest way to get to New York City from Rochester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 21 min.

Other travel options to New York City can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to New York City by bus can take on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 13 min.

How far is New York City from Rochester?

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

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

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

  • Around 5 buses per day.

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

Where do I depart from Rochester? Where do I arrive in New York City?

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

    Who can get me from Rochester to New York City?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rochester to New York City, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • American Airlines can get you to New York City by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from Rochester to New York City for $176 (€146) on Omio.
    • Travel with Flixbus to go to New York City by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Rochester to New York City tickets on Omio for $25 (€20).
    • Amtrak can take you to New York City by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Rochester to New York City for $72 (€60).
    Where should I go next after I travel from Rochester to New York City?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Rochester to New York City often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rochester and New York City itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between New York City and any of these top destinations today!
    When should I book a ticket from Rochester to New York City online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Rochester to New York City, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket is costing on average $176 (€146) one way for this journey.
    • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $25 (€20) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $72 (€60) one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Rochester to New York City tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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