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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Rochester to Niagara Falls. Traveling by bus from Rochester to Niagara Falls usually takes around one hour and 54 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 45 minutes.

Distance72 mi (116 km)
Shortest duration1h 45m
Cheapest price$7.99
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Rochester to Niagara Falls

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.7

4.0

Nadjib

August 27, 2023- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Polite driver. Bus was on time and arrived on time to destination. Cons: Put a garbage bin in the washroom. Tips: 👌👍🏼.

5.0

Reality

June 12, 2022- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: The driver was super friendly. Cons: The wifi was very slow, I decided to use my mobile data instead.

5.0

Miguel

December 15, 2021- Couples trip

OurBus

WiFi

5.0

albert

August 11, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: My trip was relaxing taking OURBUS. Cons: See no improvement excellent price. Tips: Take OURBUS.

5.0

Amit

August 31, 2019- Solo travel

OurBus

The awesome NIAGARA FALLS

How much is a bus ticket from Rochester to Niagara Falls?

Bus tickets for a trip from Rochester to Niagara Falls cost $10.24 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. 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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If you're planning to travel by bus from Rochester to Niagara Falls in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $10 to $12. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 17, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Niagara Falls this week, bus tickets are available starting at $10.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Rochester to Niagara Falls are usually around $12 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 7 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $3.18 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to Niagara Falls?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Rochester to Niagara Falls 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 US52h 5m$10.72
OurBus11h 46m$12.11
  • 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 Niagara Falls, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $12, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Rochester to Niagara Falls if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 54 minutes to cover the 72 miles from Rochester to Niagara Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 45 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rochester to Niagara Falls, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Rochester to Niagara Falls 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 Rochester to Niagara Falls without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls; ticket prices start at $25.00.

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.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls has captured millions of visitors with its jaw-dropping panoramic splendor, deafening roars, and brilliant rainbows. The most astonishing fact about Niagara Falls is that almost four thousand tons of water flow over Niagara Falls every second. Niagara Falls is also the oldest state park in America and should be on every bucket list.

The closest restaurant and hotel to Niagara Falls is the Red Coach Inn. Every room has its own exquisite and historical look, and it will feel like you are staying inside a castle. Make sure to order the legendary Creme Brulee French Toast! It's even more delicious than it sounds.

To get to Niagara, you fly into the Niagara Falls International Airport. FlixBus, Adirondack Trailways, and more also provide bus service to the area with routes from Buffalo, New York, Binghamton, Rochester, and more. Trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls are also popular, and Amtrak has several lines from Boston, Chicago, Washington, and Toronto to Niagara Falls.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Rochester?

Main departure station: Rochester Bus Stop

Rochester has two bus stations with service to Niagara Falls.

All bus stations in Rochester:

  • Rochester Bus Stop

  • Rochester International Airport (ROC) Arrivals

Where does the bus arrive in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: 127 Old Main St

All buses from Rochester arrive at one main station in Niagara Falls.

All bus stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 127 Old Main St

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