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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Buffalo to Rochester?

Lowest Price£17.26
Fastest Train1h 8m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Buffalo to Rochester 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 train 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, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Buffalo to Rochester?

In the last month, £17.26 was the average price of a train ticket from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 1 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.11 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Buffalo to Rochester?

The distance between Buffalo and Rochester is approximately 67 miles, or 107 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 8 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Buffalo to Rochester are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Buffalo at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Buffalo to Rochester?

Trains leave the station in Buffalo twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Rochester with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rochester to Buffalo. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Buffalo to Rochester for £9.42.

Which train should you take from Buffalo to Rochester?

There are 3 train lines with service from Buffalo, New York to Rochester, New York. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 24m£17.26
Amtrak Empire Service11h 11m£17.27
Amtrak Maple Leaf11h 8m£17.26

Where is the train station in Buffalo?

There is one train station in Buffalo:

  • 75 Exchange St

Where is the train station in Rochester?

Rochester has one train station:

  • Louise M. Slaughter Station

Price trends for trains from Buffalo to Rochester

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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