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Albany, NY to Rochester, NY bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€38.74
Shortest Duration5h 35m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Albany to Rochester were €38.74.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Albany to Rochester is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average €12.61 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY?

The distance between Albany and Rochester is approximately 198.31 miles, or 319.07 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 time to travel by bus from Albany to Rochester?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Rochester?

On average there are 3 bus trips per day. Adirondack Pool has the most options for departures from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY, with an average of 2 trips per day and 44 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Albany to Rochester. Of the 3 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Albany, NY to Rochester, NY bus trips

Adirondack Pool

Book Adirondack Pool from Albany to Rochester from €38.74. There are 2 Adirondack Pool schedules from Albany to Rochester and you can expect on average to pay €42.62 for a Adirondack Pool ticket to Rochester. In Albany, Adirondack Pool departs to Rochester from SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir and 1 other station. In Rochester, Adirondack Pool arrives at Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St and no other station.

An average trip on Adirondack Pool from Albany to Rochester takes 6 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Pool trip will get you to Rochester in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Pool offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €43.66 for a weekend getaway trip to Rochester.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 25m
Avg. Price
€42.62

Adirondack Trailways

Book Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Rochester from €38.74. There are 1 Adirondack Trailways schedules from Albany to Rochester and you can expect on average to pay €42.99 for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Rochester. In Albany, Adirondack Trailways departs to Rochester from SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir and no other station. In Rochester, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St and no other station.

An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Rochester takes 5 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to Rochester in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €44.22 for a weekend getaway trip to Rochester.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 49m
Avg. Price
€42.99

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Rochester will depart from these stations in Albany:
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir
  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
Buses from Albany arrive in Rochester at one main station:
  • Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St