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How much are train tickets from Rochester to Erie?

Lowest Price$24.00
Fastest Train2h 39m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Rochester-Erie Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rochester to Erie 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 Erie?

In the last month, $24.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Rochester, NY to Erie, PA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Rochester to Erie?

The distance between Rochester, NY and Erie, PA is approximately 145 miles, or 233 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 39 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 Erie are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Wednesday 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 11:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Rochester to Erie?

Trains leave the station in Rochester twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Erie with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Erie to Rochester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rochester to Erie for $28.00.

What train services are there from Rochester to Erie?

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is the one and only train line which connects Rochester, New York to Erie, Pennsylvania. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited22h 39m$25.38

Where is the train station in Rochester?

There is one train station in Rochester:

  • Louise M. Slaughter Station

Where is the train station in Erie?

Erie has one train station:

  • 125 W 14th St

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