There are 10 ways to get from Frederick to Rochester by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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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Bus, train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York to Rochester

$143 - $339

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Bus Megabus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...

$74 - $153

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Bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...

$76 - $186

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Frederick to Rochester 333 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Rochester  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) DCA - ROC

$122 - $518

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Rochester  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rochester (ROC) BWI - ROC

$136 - $352

Train, subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Rochester  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Take the subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rochester (ROC) IAD - ROC

$128 - $255

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$134 - $516

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$148 - $660

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$140 - $603

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Frederick to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Frederick, Md and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Pittsburgh, Pa, Erie, Pa and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

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The distance between Frederick and Rochester is 260 miles. The road distance is 333 miles.

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The best way to get from Frederick to Rochester without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to get from Frederick to Rochester, including transfers.

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Frederick to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Frederick, Md station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frederick to Rochester is 333 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Frederick to Rochester.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Rochester Airport.

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Book your Frederick to Rochester bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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Map of how to get from Frederick to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 260.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 23 min

What companies run services between Frederick, MD, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Frederick to Rochester via Pittsburgh, Pa, Erie, Pa, and Buffalo, Ny in around 12 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Baltimore Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$80 - $130
Business Class
$120 - $200
First Class
$360 - $400
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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Frederick, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Frederick, Md to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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

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