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There are 7 ways to get from Lewiston to Rochester by bus, plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus to Augusta, fly

  1. Take the bus from Lewiston to Augusta
  2. Fly from Augusta (AUG) to Rochester (ROC)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lewiston to Boston
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Geneva - Waterloo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Hub to Rochester, NY

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Bus to Portland, fly

  1. Take the bus from Lewiston to Portland
  2. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Rochester (ROC)

Bus, bus to Boston, fly

  1. Take the bus from Lewiston to Portland
  2. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport
  3. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lewiston to Boston
  2. Take the train from Boston to Rochester

Bus, train via Portland

  1. Take the bus from Lewiston to Portland
  2. Take the train from Portland to Boston
  3. Take the train from Boston to Rochester

Drive

  1. Drive from Lewiston to Rochester

Lewiston to Rochester by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Lewiston and Rochester is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 578 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 38h 10m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by Greyhound USA, MBTA, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Lewiston to Rochester service departs from Lewiston and arrives in Rochester, NY. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
12h
Layover time:
38h 10m
Total time:
2 days 2h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 2h
Journey distance:
578 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$61
Carbon emissions:
115 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:05
Last service departs at:
11:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lewiston to Rochester bus, train and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lewiston to Rochester is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Lewiston to Rochester is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Lewiston and Rochester is 378 miles. The road distance is 526.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Lewiston to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 14h 23m and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Lewiston to Rochester, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Augusta Airport to Rochester Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewiston to Rochester is 527 miles. It takes approximately 8h 58m to drive from Lewiston to Rochester.

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Delta, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Augusta Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lewiston to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 377.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Lewiston, ME, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Lewiston to Rochester via Boston, South Station, Back Bay, Boston, MA, and Geneva Bus Hub in around 14h 23m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Augusta to Rochester via Boston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Augusta to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Augusta to Rochester via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $350
Flights from Portland to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $420
Flights from Portland to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Augusta to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Augusta to Rochester via Boston, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Portland to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
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 Lewiston to Augusta
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Lewiston to Portland
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Lewiston to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Geneva - Waterloo, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Geneva Bus Hub to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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