Cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester

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How much are train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest3h 57m
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Overall score for Rensselaer to Rochester
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Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
David
5.0
August 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
No need to be in the car!
Cons
We waited an hour in Syracuse for some freight cars to get by. we had relatives waiting to pick us up at the station.
Tips
just sit back and enjoy! great way to travel!

How do you find cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Rensselaer to Rochester was $45.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $10.81 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Rensselaer to Rochester?

The distance between Rensselaer and Rochester is approximately 199.11 miles, or 320.36 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 57 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Rensselaer to Rochester?

On Monday trains from Rensselaer to Rochester are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Service has the most connections between Rensselaer to Rochester

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Rochester. On the route to Rochester 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Service offers the most scheduled departures between Rensselaer to Rochester, usually offering 2 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Rochester, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Rensselaer to Rochester

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester start from $48.00, and on average cost $51.52. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Rochester. Amtrak Empire Service in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Rochester trains arrive at Louise M. Slaughter Station,

From Rensselaer to Rochester train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 3 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rochester faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $54.08 for a one-way train ticket to Rochester.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 59m
Avg. Price
$51.52

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester start from $38.00, and on average cost $48.72. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Rochester. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Rochester trains arrive at Louise M. Slaughter Station,

From Rensselaer to Rochester train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 4 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rochester faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $51.61 for a one-way train ticket to Rochester.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 2m
Avg. Price
$48.72

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf train tickets from Rensselaer to Rochester start from $48.00, and on average cost $54.09. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules to Rochester. Amtrak Maple Leaf in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Rochester trains arrive at Louise M. Slaughter Station,

From Rensselaer to Rochester train travel on Amtrak Maple Leaf takes 3 hours and 57 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Rochester on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Maple Leaf scheduled trip per day, which will cost $56.85 for a one-way weekend reservation from Rensselaer.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 57m
Avg. Price
$54.09

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Rensselaer on their way to Rochester. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Rensselaer are:
  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Rochester from Rensselaer. These are the busiest arriving stations in Rochester:
  • Louise M. Slaughter Station