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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Toronto to Rochester. Traveling by coach from Toronto to Rochester usually takes around 4 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest OurBus coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance95 mi (153 km)
Shortest duration4h 30m
Cheapest price£41.80
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Toronto to Rochester

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)




9 January 2023- Visiting family


Pros: It was great. The driver was communicative and friendly. Cons: It was hard to find the loading place in downtown Toronto. Confused passengers would be easily directed into the Union Station. It would be helpful to install a sign board on the road side.



30 November 2022- Solo travel

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: courteous staff. Cons: Informing of change of bus station Add what points to look for Say, sharing VIA rail platform Will make arriving at boarding a bit easier for first timers Regard Toronto boarding point at.



30 November 2022- Solo travel

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: courteous staff. Cons: Informing of change of bus station Add what points to look for Say, sharing VIA rail platform Will make arriving at boarding a bit easier for first timers Regard Toronto boarding point at.



8 April 2022- Solo travel


Pros: The cost of the ticket is quite reasonable and affordable. Cons: A better place where pickups can be done especially during d cold weather where passengers can sit and wait for the bus instead of standing on d road out in d cold. Tips: Wi-Fi only works on d busses from Toronto to buffalo. Anything after that when u change buses, there is no Wi-Fi on board.


Gabriela Diana

24 February 2020- Visiting family


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How much is a coach ticket from Toronto to Rochester?

£42.29 is the average price of a bus ticket from Toronto to Rochester. Any tickets cheaper than £42.29 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £33 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Toronto to Rochester in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £40 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £0.97 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Toronto to Rochester?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Toronto to Rochester that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, OurBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways24h 51m£45.22
OurBus34h 46m£42.28
  • Book Adirondack Trailways from Toronto to Rochester from £43. There are 2 Adirondack Trailways schedules from Toronto to Rochester and you can expect on average to pay for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Rochester. In Toronto, Adirondack Trailways departs to Rochester from Union Station and no other station. In Rochester, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Rochester and no other station.

    An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Toronto to Rochester takes 4 hours and 51 minutes , while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to Rochester in 4 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Rochester.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from £42, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Toronto to Rochester if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 95 miles from Toronto to Rochester. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 30 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Toronto to Rochester at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Toronto to Rochester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Toronto to Rochester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Toronto to Rochester without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toronto to Rochester; ticket prices start at £43.41.

City Information


Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.


Rochester, NY

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Perched on the shore on Lake Ontario, Rochester is an idyllic city with a small-town vibe, making it the perfect destination for those looking for some family-friendly fun. Rochester’s pride is Highland Park, which is one of the oldest arboretums in the U.S. Designed by the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the park features idyllic paths cutting through treelines and fragrant lilac bushes. If you wish to marvel at the beauty of the Genesee River’s Gorge, go on a hiking trip on the Genesee Riverway Trail. For more cultural activities, George Eastman Museum, the world’s oldest photography museum, would be a great choice.

Rochester’s food scene features many quirky dishes, including the famous local garbage plate, which features your choice of meat along with decadent sides. For the best garbage plates, you might want to check out Nick Tahou Hots.

The city’s busiest bus station is the Trailways Terminal downtown. The station serves several bus carriers, including New York Trailways, Greyhound and OurBus, among others. The principal Amtrak train station is Louis M. Slaughter Station, which is located just across the street from the bus station. Rochester is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited and Maple Leaf lines. The city’s commercial air services are served by the Greater Rochester International Airport, located 3 miles southwest of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All coach stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

  • 44 York St

  • 55 Town Centre Court

Where does the coach arrive in Rochester?

Main arrival station: Rochester International Airport (ROC) Arrivals

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Rochester.

Coach stations in Rochester:

  • Rochester International Airport (ROC) Arrivals

  • Rochester

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