There are 8 ways to get from Louisville to Rochester by plane, bus, 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

Fly to Rochester  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Rochester (ROC) SDF - ROC

$153 - $804

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$70 - $166

6 alternative options

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 22 min

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

$175 - $882

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Ithaca (ITH) SDF - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny

$283 - $1,358

Bus, train via Columbus, Oh  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  4. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak

$99 - $249

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Rochester, Ny 212

$75 - $181

Bus, train  •  14 h 25 min

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

$89 - $241

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Rochester 604.4 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Louisville to Rochester is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Louisville to Rochester is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Louisville and Rochester is 547 miles. The road distance is 604.4 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Louisville to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Louisville to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Louisville, Ky and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Cincinnati, Oh and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Louisville, KY, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Louisville to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Louisville to Rochester via Cincinnati, Oh and Cleveland, Oh in around 13 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
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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 Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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 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 Louisville, Ky to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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