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How to get to Rochester by train

Routes269
Trips per day718
train lines4
Stations2
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What train companies travel to Rochester, New York?

Located in New York, Rochester is accessible by train from 269 other cities. You can choose from 718 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Rochester on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Rochester are also available.

Train companies serving Rochester

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak25121h 54m$118.78
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited236h 1m$46.14
Amtrak Empire Service153h 59m$40.41
Amtrak Maple Leaf154h 0m$40.15

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Rochester?

$10.25 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Rochester, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Rochester. In the last month, trains from Avon to Rochester had the lowest average price at $10.25.

Where is the train station in Rochester, NY?

The busiest train station in Rochester is Louise M. Slaughter Station. As Rochester's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. From downtown Rochester Louise M. Slaughter Station is located 0.2 miles away. However, a popular alternative is Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St.

Which train service has the best service to Rochester?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Rochester by train with Amtrak Empire Service giving them a 4.4 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Rochester taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.8 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Rochester punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Rochester, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Rochester, NY?

The closest airport to Rochester is Greater Rochester Intl Airport (ROC), it is located 4.3 miles from the city center of Rochester.

Is Rochester a popular train travel destination?

Rochester ranks number 22 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 196 in United States. Rochester ranks number 3 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Rochester via train service. On average 90 direct daily train trips serve Rochester.

What is the population of Rochester?

The population of Rochester is 209802. Rochester ranks number 13 in terms of population in New York and number 144 in all of United States.

What type of traveler does Rochester attract?

People who take the train to Rochester are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Rochester easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Rochester?

The closest train station to the city center of Rochester is Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St, located just 0.2 miles away. Select Trailways Term - 186 Cumberland St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Rochester. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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