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Other ways to get from Rochester to New Haven

There are usually 1 daily train trips available from Rochester to New Haven.

Bus
Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$59.75
Avg. Price
$128.80
Daily Trips
Daily Trips
5
Daily Trips
1
Duration
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12h 41m
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11h 2m
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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Rochester to New Haven. Traveling by bus from Rochester to New Haven usually takes around 12 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance272 mi (437 km)
Shortest duration9h 50m
Cheapest price$24.98
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Rochester to New Haven?

Bus tickets for a trip from Rochester to New Haven cost $44.18 on average. Tickets cheaper than $44.18 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Rochester to New Haven is expected to be between $31 and $91. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 24, 2024, when tickets are available for July 24, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $41.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Rochester to New Haven are at their cheapest average price in August. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $51. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $88, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 19 days in advance to save up to $59.45.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to New Haven?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Rochester to New Haven that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US513h 32m$81.41
Greyhound312h 48m$60.74
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 5 trips per day from Rochester to New Haven, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Rochester to New Haven every day, with the average journey taking around 12 hours and 48 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New Haven usually start from $25.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 272 miles from Rochester to New Haven. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Rochester to New Haven at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rochester to New Haven, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Rochester to New Haven every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Rochester to New Haven; ticket prices start at $91.00.

City Information

Rochester

Rochester, NY

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Perched on the shore on Lake Ontario, Rochester is an idyllic city with a small-town vibe, making it the perfect destination for those looking for some family-friendly fun. Rochester’s pride is Highland Park, which is one of the oldest arboretums in the U.S. Designed by the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the park features idyllic paths cutting through treelines and fragrant lilac bushes. If you wish to marvel at the beauty of the Genesee River’s Gorge, go on a hiking trip on the Genesee Riverway Trail. For more cultural activities, George Eastman Museum, the world’s oldest photography museum, would be a great choice.

Rochester’s food scene features many quirky dishes, including the famous local garbage plate, which features your choice of meat along with decadent sides. For the best garbage plates, you might want to check out Nick Tahou Hots.

The city’s busiest bus station is the Trailways Terminal downtown. The station serves several bus carriers, including New York Trailways, Greyhound and OurBus, among others. The principal Amtrak train station is Louis M. Slaughter Station, which is located just across the street from the bus station. Rochester is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited and Maple Leaf lines. The city’s commercial air services are served by the Greater Rochester International Airport, located 3 miles southwest of downtown.

New Haven

Sitting on the mouth of the Quinnipiac River of Connecticut, New Haven has been the home of the esteemed Yale University for more than 300 years. The quaint college town, with its cultural significance, has long been a highly-rated destination for culturally-inclined travelers. The first thing to do in New Haven is to visit the Yale campus, which was designed by famous architects such as Eero Saarinen and Frank O. Gehry. Don’t forget to check out the university’s visitor center as well, which houses impressive historical displays. Other interesting destinations on the premises are the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. If you wish to take a break from the urban environment and go hunting for some amazing nature shots, East Rock Park will be a premier choice. Inside the park is the Pardee Rose Garden, which features more than 50 varieties of roses blooming in June and July.

New Haven is a popular destination for foodies, and its greatest offering is pizza. New Haven’s special pizza, also known as “apizza,” is a must-try when you are in town, and the best place to try this delicacy is at Pepe’s, its birthplace. Another establishment to check out is Louis’ Lunch, which has been serving delightful fast food since 1895.

The central hub of transportation in the city is Union Station, where travelers can catch Amtrak trains or buses by Greyhound and Flixbus for intercity transits. Air services are handled by the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, located 3 miles east of the business district.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Rochester?

Main departure station: Rochester Bus Stop

Most buses depart from the main station in Rochester.

All bus stations in Rochester:

  • Rochester Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in New Haven?

Main arrival station: Union Station Parking Garage

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

All bus stations in New Haven:

  • Union Station Parking Garage

  • New Hvn Bus Station

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