There are 5 ways to get from Hamilton to Rochester by bus, train, 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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Thru-Bus, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY 5591
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$26 - $66

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$54 - $150

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlington GO to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal 12
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, On to Rochester, Ny 207 / ...

$27 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Rochester 133.3 miles

$17 - $26

Bus, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Rochester (ROC) YYZ - ROC

$218 - $660

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Rochester is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Rochester is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Hamilton and Rochester is 181 km. The road distance is 213.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Hamilton to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, ON and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Rochester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 113.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Rochester via Buffalo, NY and Buffalo, Ny in around 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamilton to Rochester via Aldershot GO Bus, Aldershot, and Niagara Falls Station in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Aldershot to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$28 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Greyhound USA
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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, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Burlington GO to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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