There are 9 ways to get from New York 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 Newark to Rochester  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (RST) EWR - RST

$194 - $630

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Rochester, MN 966

$151 - $316

7 alternative options

Fly New York La Guardia to Minneapolis, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Minneapolis (MSP) LGA - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$177 - $425

Fly New York JFK to Minneapolis, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Minneapolis (MSP) JFK - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$168 - $486

Fly Newark to Minneapolis, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Minneapolis (MSP) EWR - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$189 - $444

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Minneapolis, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Minneapolis (MSP) PHL - MSP
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$197 - $625

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Rochester, MN 966

Train, Bus  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Winona Amtrak
  3. Take the Bus from Winona, MN to Rochester, MN

$214 - $543

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Drive from New York to Rochester 1143.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Rochester is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Rochester is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $450 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between New York and Rochester is 973 miles. The road distance is 1143.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from New York to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Rochester. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Rochester, MN via Clark & Cermak, Chicago, IL and Madison. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Rochester, MN, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from New York to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Rochester via Chicago, IL, Clark & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, Chicago, IL, Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin, and Madison in around 26 h 2 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Columbus
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Milwaukee, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Raleigh/Durham, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from New York JFK to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Winona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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 New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Go Carefree Shuttle
Website
gocarefreeshuttle.com
Bus from Winona, MN to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gocarefreeshuttle.com

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