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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Winona to Rochester. Traveling by bus from Winona to Rochester usually takes around 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Thruway bus can make the trip in 45 minutes.

Distance41 mi (65 km)
Shortest duration0h 45m
Cheapest price€15.85
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Winona to Rochester

Monthly average prices


What bus companies travel from Winona to Rochester?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Winona to Rochester that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Amtrak Thruway usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway20h 53m€26.11
Jefferson Lines10h 56m€15.85
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Winona to Rochester start at €26. On average, there are 2 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Book Jefferson Lines from Winona to Rochester from €16. Typically there is one Jefferson Lines schedule per day from Winona to Rochester and you can expect on average to pay for a Jefferson Lines ticket to Rochester. In Winona, Jefferson Lines departs to Rochester from Winona State University . In Rochester, Jefferson Lines arrives at Rochester Fuel Stop .

    An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Winona to Rochester takes 0 hours and 56 minutes , while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to Rochester in 0 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Rochester.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 54 minutes to cover the 65 kilometers from Winona to Rochester. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 13:00 and the last bus leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all buses from Winona to Rochester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Winona to Rochester. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Winona to Rochester; ticket prices start at €34.50.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Winona?

Main departure station: 65 E Mark St

Winona has two bus stations with service to Rochester.

All bus stations in Winona:

  • 65 E Mark St

  • Winona State University

Where does the bus arrive in Rochester?

Main arrival station: Groome Transp. Office

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

Bus stations in Rochester:

  • Groome Transp. Office

  • Rochester Fuel Stop

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