Find bus tickets from Rochester to New York
Rochester to New York bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||6h 15m|
|Trips per day||6|
Rochester-New York Bus Schedule
Price trends for buses from Rochester to New York
Average prices by travel date
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a bus from Rochester to New York compare to a flight?
What is the cheapest bus from Rochester to New York?
Is Rochester to New York City a good day-trip?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Rochester to New York right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Rochester to New York?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $59.55 was the low point for bus fares from Rochester to New York. Buses from New York to Rochester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $59.55 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $21.22 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 404 kilometers (251 miles) from Rochester to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Rochester?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rochester to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Rochester to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Rochester to New York; ticket prices start at $70.99.
What bus companies travel from Rochester to New York?
There are 4 bus lines from Rochester to New York. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Rochester?
Rochester, New York has two bus stations with service to New York, New York:
- Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St
- 368 Jefferson Rd
Where does the bus arrive in New York?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- 368 Park Ave S
Plan your next adventure
- New York