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Rochester to Corning bus

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Rochester to Corning. Traveling by bus from Rochester to Corning usually takes around 4 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance76 mi (122 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price$31.40
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Rochester to Corning

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Zachary

June 30, 2019- Visiting family

Trailways NY

Pros: The driver was kind, courteous, helpful, and friendly. Cons: Seats were a bit lumpy, not much leg room. Tips: Always bring a hat.

How much is a bus ticket from Rochester to Corning?

Bus tickets for a trip from Rochester to Corning cost $38.19 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Rochester to Corning is usually cheapest in July, when the average ticket price is only $41. If you're planning to take the bus from Rochester to Corning during December, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $57. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to Corning?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Rochester to Corning that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways12h 45m$37.46
FlixBus US15h 8m$51.36
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • 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 1 trips per day from Rochester to Corning, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 76 miles from Rochester to Corning. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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 Corning 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Rochester to Corning. It leaves the station in Rochester at 2:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Rochester to Corning. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Rochester to Corning; ticket prices start at $33.75.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Rochester?

Main departure station: Rochester Bus Stop

Rochester has two bus stations with service to Corning.

All bus stations in Rochester:

  • Rochester Bus Stop

  • 186 Cumberland St

Where does the bus arrive in Corning?

Main arrival station: 85 Denison Parkway E

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

All bus stations in Corning:

  • 85 Denison Parkway E

  • Corning Transportation Center

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