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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 51 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in just one hour and 44 minutes.

Distance72 mi (116 km)
Shortest duration1h 44m
Cheapest price$7.99
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Rochester to Niagara Falls

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)




August 27, 2023- Solo travel


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



June 12, 2022- Solo travel


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



December 15, 2021- Couples trip





August 11, 2021- Solo travel


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



August 31, 2019- Solo travel



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

Bus tickets for a trip from Rochester to Niagara Falls cost $11.55 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


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 $11 to $13. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on September 25, 2023.

If you’re looking to travel to Niagara Falls this week, bus tickets are available starting at $11.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Rochester to Niagara Falls by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $12 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


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 8 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $2.43 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Rochester to Niagara Falls?

There are 4 bus lines from Rochester to Niagara Falls available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 3 daily trips, FlixBus US 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
FlixBus US31h 53m$10.42
Greyhound12h 45m$41.03
OurBus21h 51m$12.81
Ourbus21h 49m$18.51
  • 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 3 trips per day from Rochester to Niagara Falls, 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 1 bus trips from Rochester to Niagara Falls every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 45 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Niagara Falls usually start from $32.

  • 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.

  • Book Ourbus from Rochester to Niagara Falls from $18. There are 2 trips per day offered by Ourbus from Rochester to Niagara Falls and you can expect on average to pay for a Ourbus ticket to Niagara Falls. In Rochester, Ourbus departs to Niagara Falls from Rochester International Airport (ROC) Arrivals . In Niagara Falls, Ourbus arrives at 127 Old Main St .

    An average trip on Ourbus from Rochester to Niagara Falls takes 1 hours and 49 minutes , while the fastest available Ourbus trip will get you to Niagara Falls in 1 hours and 44 minutes .

    On weekends, Ourbus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Niagara Falls.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The bus takes an average of one hour and 51 minutes to cover the 72 miles from Rochester to Niagara Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 44 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.

Because many passengers travel from Rochester to Niagara Falls 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.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. 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, 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 International Airport (ROC) Arrivals

Rochester has two bus stations with service to Niagara Falls.

All bus stations in Rochester:

  • Rochester International Airport (ROC) Arrivals

  • Rochester Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: 127 Old Main St

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

All bus stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 127 Old Main St

  • 127 Old Main St

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