There are 4 ways to get from Jamestown to Rochester by bus, taxi, train or car

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Jamestown, NY to Buffalo, NY - Exchange St. 8064 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...

$16 - $37

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamestown to Dunkirk, NY
  2. Take the bus from Dunkirk, NY to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Rochester

$150 - $231

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Jamestown, NY to Buffalo, NY - Exchange St. 8064 / ...
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$25 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Jamestown to Rochester 140.3 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Jamestown to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Jamestown, NY and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Washington St & Exchange St and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Jamestown and Rochester is 111 miles. The road distance is 140.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Jamestown to Rochester without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Jamestown to Rochester, including transfers.

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Jamestown to Rochester bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Jamestown, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jamestown to Rochester is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Jamestown to Rochester.

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

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Map of how to get from Jamestown to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 110.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Jamestown to Rochester via Buffalo, NY - Exchange St., Washington St & Exchange St, Ellicott St & North Division St, and Buffalo, Ny in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Jamestown, NY to Buffalo, NY - Exchange St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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, 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
Other operators
Taxi from Jamestown to Dunkirk, NY
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Rainbow Cab
Phone
+1 716-484-9994

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