Cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Rochester

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How much are train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Rochester?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Rochester?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Buffalo to Rochester is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Buffalo to Rochester was £16.83. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £2.29 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

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

The distance between Buffalo and Rochester is approximately 66.81 miles, or 107.49 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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 day for trains from Buffalo to Rochester?

On Saturday trains from Buffalo to Rochester are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Service has the greatest number of connections between Buffalo, NY to Rochester

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Rochester. On the route to Rochester 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Service offers the most scheduled departures between Buffalo to Rochester, usually offering 2 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to Rochester, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, which start at £0.76.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Buffalo to Rochester

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Buffalo to Rochester start from £16.64, and on average cost £18.60. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Rochester. Amtrak in Buffalo leaves from 75 Exchange St, And in Rochester trains arrive at Louise M. Slaughter Station,

From Buffalo to Rochester train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rochester faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Rochester on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £20.77 for a one-way weekend reservation from Buffalo.

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Avg. Time
2h 23m
Avg. Price
£18.60

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Buffalo to Rochester start from £16.64, and on average cost £16.79. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Rochester. Amtrak Empire Service in Buffalo leaves from 75 Exchange St, And in Rochester trains arrive at Louise M. Slaughter Station,

From Buffalo to Rochester train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 1 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rochester faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £16.71 for a one-way train ticket to Rochester.

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Avg. Time
1h 11m
Avg. Price
£16.79

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf train tickets from Buffalo to Rochester start from £16.64, and on average cost £17.78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules to Rochester. Amtrak Maple Leaf in Buffalo leaves from 75 Exchange St, And in Rochester trains arrive at Louise M. Slaughter Station,

From Buffalo to Rochester train travel on Amtrak Maple Leaf takes 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Rochester on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Maple Leaf scheduled trip per day, which will cost £18.85 for a one-way weekend reservation from Buffalo.

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Avg. Time
1h 8m
Avg. Price
£17.78

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Buffalo on their way to Rochester. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Buffalo are:
  • 75 Exchange St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Rochester from Buffalo. These are the busiest arriving stations in Rochester:
  • Louise M. Slaughter Station