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There are 9 ways to get from Middletown to Rochester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to Binghamton, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Rochester, NY Ny / ...

$47 - $86

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Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$186 - $310

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Middletown to Rochester 278.4 miles

$27 - $40

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$115 - $470

Bus to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$118 - $358

Bus to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$127 - $517

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Rochester, NY

$97 - $447

Bus to Newark, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Rochester, NY

$134 - $554

Bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Rochester  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC

$272 - $927

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The cheapest way to get from Middletown to Rochester is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Middletown to Rochester is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Middletown to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Middletown, NY and arriving at Rochester, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Middletown and Rochester is 203 miles. The road distance is 278.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Middletown to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Middletown to Rochester, including transfers.

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Middletown to Rochester bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Middletown, NY station.

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The best way to get from Middletown to Rochester is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $310 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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Middletown to Rochester bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Rochester, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Middletown to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Middletown to Rochester via Binghamton, NY in around 6h 45m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Middletown to Rochester 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5h 12m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Middletown, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Middletown, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $27
Online Fare
$23 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Middletown to Rochester is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Middletown to Rochester.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport.

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