There are 9 ways to get from Connecticut to Rochester by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$154 - $564

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Train, bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY

$47 - $92

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Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$156 - $451

Train to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$119 - $479

Train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$143 - $549

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$141 - $552

Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY 252 / ...

$48 - $118

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$120 - $361

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Rochester 363.6 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Connecticut to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport, Ct and arriving at Rochester, NY via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Connecticut to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport Amtrak and arriving at Rochester via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Connecticut and Rochester is 271 miles. The road distance is 363.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Connecticut to Rochester, including transfers.

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Connecticut to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bridgeport, Ct station.

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Connecticut to Rochester train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Bridgeport Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to Rochester is to bus which takes 8 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Connecticut to Rochester bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Rochester, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Connecticut to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 271.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Connecticut, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Bridgeport to Rochester via New York, Ny and New York, NY in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bridgeport to Rochester via New York Penn Station and New York in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
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 Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Connecticut to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Rochester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Connecticut to Rochester is 364 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to drive from Connecticut to Rochester.

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Air Canada and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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