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

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Fly to Rochester  •  5 h 52 min

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

$153 - $804

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Bus Barons Bus  •  14 h 36 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 255 / ...

$65 - $166

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Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 27 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 12 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  •  12 h 2 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 47 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

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 47 min.

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

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The best way to get from Louisville to Rochester without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Louisville to Rochester, including transfers.

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Louisville to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Louisville, Ky station.

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The best way to get from Louisville to Rochester is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Louisville Airport to Rochester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Louisville to Rochester is 604 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from Louisville to Rochester.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Louisville Airport to Rochester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Louisville to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 547.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta 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 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Louisville to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Rochester via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 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

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 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 Louisville, Ky to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
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

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