Cheap Rochester to Schenectady  train tickets

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Lowest Price$37.00
Fastest3h 39m
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Overall score for Rochester to Schenectady
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Amtrak Empire Service
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers 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
1.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
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Denise
4.0
July 2, 2019Visiting family
Pros
My first train ride. The WiFi was great! The train wasn’t too crowded and I was able to get a little something to eat. The conductor helped with my bag getting on and off the train. The things I liked on the trip to Schenectady however, were all untrue. There was no he...More
Cons
Greater food selection.
Tips
No.

How to find cheap train tickets from Rochester to Schenectady ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rochester to Schenectady 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 Rochester to Schenectady was $45.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $19.50 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 journey from Rochester to Schenectady ? How far is Rochester to Schenectady ?

The distance between Rochester to Schenectady is 187.19 miles or 301.17 km. A train trip from Rochester to Schenectady typically takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schenectady faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Empire Service. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 39 minutes to get from Rochester to Schenectady.

Going from Rochester to Schenectady by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Sunday trains from Rochester to Schenectady 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Service has the most connections between Rochester to Schenectady

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Schenectady. On the route to Schenectady 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Service offers the most scheduled departures between Rochester to Schenectady, usually offering 2 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Schenectady, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Rochester to Schenectady, which start at $40.00.

Rochester to Schenectady is served by 4 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Rochester to Schenectady start from $61.00, and on average cost $61.95. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Schenectady. Amtrak in Rochester leaves from Louise M. Slaughter Station, And in Schenectady trains arrive at 332 Erie Blvd,

From Rochester to Schenectady train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schenectady faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 39 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Schenectady on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $61.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Rochester.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 19m
Avg. Price
$61.95

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Rochester to Schenectady start from $46.00, and on average cost $47.10. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Schenectady. Amtrak Empire Service in Rochester leaves from Louise M. Slaughter Station, And in Schenectady trains arrive at 332 Erie Blvd,

From Rochester to Schenectady train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 3 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schenectady faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $46.00 for a one-way train ticket to Schenectady.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 41m
Avg. Price
$47.10

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Rochester to Schenectady start from $37.00, and on average cost $45.58. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Schenectady. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Rochester leaves from Louise M. Slaughter Station, And in Schenectady trains arrive at 332 Erie Blvd,

From Rochester to Schenectady train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 4 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schenectady faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 39 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 $43.30 for a one-way train ticket to Schenectady.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 0m
Avg. Price
$45.58

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf train tickets from Rochester to Schenectady start from $46.00, and on average cost $50.85. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules to Schenectady. Amtrak Maple Leaf in Rochester leaves from Louise M. Slaughter Station, And in Schenectady trains arrive at 332 Erie Blvd,

From Rochester to Schenectady train travel on Amtrak Maple Leaf takes 4 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schenectady faster, Amtrak Maple Leaf offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 39 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Schenectady on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Maple Leaf scheduled trip per day, which will cost $49.80 for a one-way weekend reservation from Rochester.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 14m
Avg. Price
$50.85

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Rochester on their way to Schenectady. The busiest departure station in Rochester serving this route is Louise M. Slaughter Station.
  • Louise M. Slaughter Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Schenectady from Rochester., The busiest departure station in Rochester serving this route is 332 Erie Blvd.
  • 332 Erie Blvd