There are 6 ways to get from Dayton to Rochester by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Rochester  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Rochester (ROC) DAY - ROC

$194 - $890

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Bus Barons Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Erie, PA
  3. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Rochester, Ny 212

$63 - $137

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Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Buffalo (BUF) DAY - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$216 - $968

Bus, train  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh 1192 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$77 - $212

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Rochester, Ny 212

$64 - $162

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Rochester 466.6 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Wright Stop Plaza and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Columbus, Oh and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Dayton and Rochester is 416 miles. The road distance is 466.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Rochester without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Dayton to Rochester, including transfers.

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Dayton to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dayton Trotwood, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Rochester is to fly which takes 4 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dayton Airport to Rochester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Dayton to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Rochester, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dayton to Rochester is 467 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Dayton to Rochester.

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

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Map of how to get from Dayton to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 415.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Dayton to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dayton to Rochester via Dayton Northwest Hub, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Columbus, Oh, and Cleveland, Oh in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $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.

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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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Erie, Pa to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Erie, PA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com

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