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Rochester to Buffalo, NY bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.41
Fastest time1h 5m
Trips per day24
bus carriers4
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Overall score for Rochester to Buffalo
5.0
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Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Rochester to Buffalo, NY cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Rochester to Buffalo were $9.72.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Rochester to Buffalo is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average $11.94 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Rochester to Buffalo, NY?

The distance between Rochester and Buffalo is approximately 66.81 miles, or 107.49 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Rochester to Buffalo?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Rochester to Buffalo, NY by bus is on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to Buffalo?

On average there are 24 bus trips per day. Megabus has the most options for departures from Rochester to Buffalo, NY, with an average of 8.1 trips per day and 121.5 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Rochester to Buffalo. Of the 24 trips there are 24 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Rochester to Buffalo, NY start at $31.04.

4 carriers offer Rochester to Buffalo, NY bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Rochester to Buffalo from $12.70. There are 7.016949 Greyhound schedules from Rochester to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $21.11 for a Greyhound ticket to Buffalo. In Rochester, Greyhound departs to Buffalo from Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St and no other station. In Buffalo, Greyhound arrives at Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Rochester to Buffalo takes 1 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Buffalo in 1 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6.875 trips per day and you could expect to pay $21.83 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Avg. Time
1h 29m
Avg. Price
$21.11

Megabus

Book Megabus from Rochester to Buffalo from $1.41. There are 8.1 Megabus schedules from Rochester to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $13.35 for a Megabus ticket to Buffalo. In Rochester, Megabus departs to Buffalo from E Broad St btwn Chestnut St and Broadway St and 1 other station. In Buffalo, Megabus arrives at Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Rochester to Buffalo takes 1 hours and 44 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Buffalo in 1 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $15.55 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Avg. Time
1h 44m
Avg. Price
$13.35

Trailways NY Pool

Book Trailways NY Pool from Rochester to Buffalo from $14.11. There are 6.766667 Trailways NY Pool schedules from Rochester to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $22.72 for a Trailways NY Pool ticket to Buffalo. In Rochester, Trailways NY Pool departs to Buffalo from Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St and no other station. In Buffalo, Trailways NY Pool arrives at Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Trailways NY Pool from Rochester to Buffalo takes 1 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Trailways NY Pool trip will get you to Buffalo in 1 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Trailways NY Pool offers 6.75 trips per day and you could expect to pay $24.20 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Avg. Time
1h 22m
Avg. Price
$22.72

OurBus

Book OurBus from Rochester to Buffalo from $7.05. There are 2.466667 OurBus schedules from Rochester to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $7.39 for a OurBus ticket to Buffalo. In Rochester, OurBus departs to Buffalo from 1820 Hylan Dr and 1 other station. In Buffalo, OurBus arrives at 4641 Maple Rd and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Rochester to Buffalo takes 1 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Buffalo in 1 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 2.625 trips per day and you could expect to pay $7.24 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Avg. Time
1h 16m
Avg. Price
$7.39

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Buffalo will depart from these stations in Rochester:
  • Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St
  • E Broad St btwn Chestnut St and Broadway St
  • 1820 Hylan Dr
  • 368 Jefferson Rd
Buses arrive in Buffalo at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Buffalo for trips arriving from Rochester:
  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • Buffalo Niagara Intl Airport
  • 4641 Maple Rd

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