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There are 9 ways to get from Albany to Canandaigua by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Rochester Amtrak to Canandaigua

$205 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Rochester, Ny 248

$114 - $178

7 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY Albany

$124 - $165

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Canandaigua 210.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Albany, taxi  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Rochester (ROC) ALB - ROC
  2. Take a taxi from Rochester to Canandaigua

$302 - $912

Train to New York JFK, fly, taxi  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  3. Take a taxi from Rochester to Canandaigua

$312 - $592

Train to New York La Guardia, fly, taxi  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  3. Take a taxi from Rochester to Canandaigua

$308 - $703

Train to Newark, fly, taxi  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC
  3. Take a taxi from Rochester to Canandaigua

$319 - $751

Bus to Boston, fly, taxi  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  3. Take a taxi from Rochester to Canandaigua

$314 - $712

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Canandaigua is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Canandaigua is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Albany and Canandaigua is 180 miles. The road distance is 210.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Canandaigua without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $200 - $310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Albany to Canandaigua, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Rochester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Canandaigua is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Albany to Canandaigua.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Canandaigua. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Canandaigua, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albany to Canandaigua once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Albany to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Rochester
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rochester Amtrak to Canandaigua
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Rochester Taxi
Phone
+1 585-414-4650
Website
rochestertaxiservice.com
Rochester Taxi Cab Service
Phone
+1 585-478-5113

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