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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Rochester to Utica?

Lowest Price$24.00
Fastest Train2h 15m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Rochester to Utica

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rochester to Utica right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Rochester to Utica?

In the last month, $24.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Rochester, NY to Utica, NY. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $7.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Rochester to Utica?

The distance between Rochester and Utica is approximately 120 miles, or 193 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Rochester to Utica are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Rochester at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Rochester to Utica?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Rochester to Utica.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Utica to Rochester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rochester to Utica for $25.00.

Which train should you take from Rochester to Utica?

There are 3 train lines with service from Rochester, New York to Utica, New York. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service12h 15m$24.68
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited22h 22m$24.74
Amtrak Maple Leaf12h 16m$24.68

Where is the train station in Rochester?

There is one train station in Rochester:

  • Louise M. Slaughter Station

Where is the train station in Utica?

Utica has one train station:

  • 321 Main St

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