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New York to Rochester, NY bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 35m|
|Trips per day||5|
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Frequently Asked Questions
What buses go to Rochester from New York City?
Is there a train from New York to Rochester?
Yes, there are three Amtrak Lines that offer service from New York City to Rochester: Amtrak Empire Service, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited and Amtrak Maple Leaf.
However, with only 4 daily trips between them — the absolute shortest train ride taking about 6 hours 40 minutes with tickets costing around $70 — the train may not be the most efficient or budget-friendly way for you to get to Rochester. Bus trips on this route take as little as 5 hours 35 minutes and cost an average of $44. With 19 daily trips, it will also be easier to find a bus that fits your schedule.
What is the best way to get to Rochester from NYC?
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Rochester?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $23.71 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Rochester. Buses from Rochester to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $23.71 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $35.57 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Rochester. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Rochester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Rochester, NY; ticket prices start at $53.00.
What bus companies travel from New York to Rochester?
Where does the bus leave from in New York?
New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Rochester, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- W 34th St and 11th Ave
- Madison Ave btwn E. 26th and 27th St
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
Where does the bus arrive in Rochester?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Rochester, New York:
- Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St
- 368 Jefferson Rd
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