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Cleveland-Rochester Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Cleveland to Rochester?

Lowest Price$23.00
Fastest Train3h 58m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Cleveland to Rochester 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Cleveland to Rochester?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Cleveland to Rochester, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, $23.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Cleveland, OH to Rochester, 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 $22.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Cleveland to Rochester?

The distance between Cleveland and Rochester is approximately 238 miles, or 383 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 58 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Cleveland to Rochester are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Thursday 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 Cleveland at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00am. 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 Cleveland to Rochester?

Trains leave the station in Cleveland twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Rochester 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 Rochester to Cleveland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Cleveland to Rochester for $45.00.

Which train should you take from Cleveland to Rochester?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited23h 59m$24.73

Where is the train station in Cleveland?

There is one train station in Cleveland:

  • 200 Cleveland Mem Shrwy

Where is the train station in Rochester?

Rochester has one train station:

  • Louise M. Slaughter Station

Price trends for trains from Cleveland to Rochester

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Cleveland, OH to Rochester, NY
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Lake Shore Limited report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Marycate
5.0
February 25, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The workers were sweethearts.

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