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Journey Information

Rochester to Buffalo bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.00
Shortest Duration1h 15m
Trips per day6
Bus lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Rochester to Buffalo 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 Buffalo?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $16.60 was the low point for bus fares from Rochester to Buffalo. Buses from Buffalo to Rochester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $16.60 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 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $9.23 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 20 minutes to cover the 67 miles (107 kilometers) from Rochester, NY to Buffalo, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 15 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Buffalo at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rochester to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Rochester to Buffalo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Rochester to Buffalo; ticket prices start at $22.00.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to Buffalo?

There are 4 bus lines from Rochester, New York to Buffalo, New York. With 3 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound31h 29m$24.12
OurBus11h 15m$12.06
Trailways NY Pool11h 25m$26.88
Wanda Coach11h 15m$30.00

Where does the bus leave from in Rochester?

Buses to Buffalo leave from multiple locations in Rochester, New York. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St
  • 368 Jefferson Rd
  • 3168 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?

Buses arrive in Buffalo at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Buffalo, New York:

  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • 4641 Maple Rd
  • 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd

Price trends for buses from Rochester to Buffalo

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10NovDec

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Rochester, NY to Buffalo, NY
5.0
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Vladimir
5.0
November 15, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
everything

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