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Rochester to Boston bus - cost & duration
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Rochester to Boston right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Rochester to Boston?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.00 was the low point for bus fares from Rochester to Boston. Buses from Boston to Rochester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.00 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 12 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $54.33 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 14 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 337 miles (542 kilometers) from Rochester, NY to Boston, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
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, 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 Rochester?
There is usually only one bus per day from Rochester to Boston. It leaves the station in Rochester at 12:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Rochester to Boston. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Rochester to Boston; ticket prices start at $47.00.
What bus companies travel from Rochester to Boston?
There is one bus company that operates from Rochester to Boston. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
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Where does the bus leave from in Rochester?
Most buses depart from the main station in Rochester, New York:
- Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St
Where does the bus arrive in Boston?
All buses from Rochester arrive at one main station in Boston, Massachusetts:
- South Station Bus Terminal
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