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There are 9 ways to get from New York to University of Rochester by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Rochester  •  3h 59m

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

$127 - $442

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Bus via Geneseo  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Geneseo, NY OurBus
  2. Take the bus from Macvittie Union to Rush Rhees Library Rochester & UR / ...

$25 - $49

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Fly New York JFK to Rochester  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$132 - $1,012

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$166 - $711

Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo, train, line 17 bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Rochester
  4. Take the line 17 bus from TC- Gate 17 to Plymouth & 1400 Plymouth

$150 - $520

Train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Rochester Empire Service / ...

$51 - $71

Train via Plymouth & 1400 Plymouth  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rochester VIA Rail

$94 - $221

Bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Rochester "Greyhound"

$42 - $56

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from New York to University of Rochester 336.7 miles

$30 - $50

New York to University of Rochester by train, bus and walk

The journey time between New York and University of Rochester is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 377 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 28m. Operated by Amtrak and RTS, the New York to University of Rochester service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in University of Rochester. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 49m
Fastest journey time:
7h 28m
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
$51
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:20
Last service departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to University of Rochester train, bus and walk schedules

New York → University of Rochester
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The cheapest way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to fly which costs $120 - $450 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to University of Rochester. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Plymouth & 1400 Plymouth via Central & Clinton and TC- Gate 17. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 6m.

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The distance between New York and University of Rochester is 251 miles. The road distance is 336.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Rochester without a car is to train which takes 7h 35m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from New York to University of Rochester, including transfers.

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New York to University of Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to fly which takes 3h 59m and costs $120 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7h 35m, you could also bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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New York to University of Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Rochester station.

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Map of how to get from New York to University of Rochester.
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  • Distance: 251 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

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

United Airlines flies from New York to University of Rochester every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Rochester 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 6h 48m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$18 - $30
Business
$66 - $69
Economy
$39 - $40
EconomyPlus
$40 - $65
Train from New York Penn Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $80
Business
$110 - $160
Economy
$90 - $110
EconomyPlus
$150 - $220
Bus operators
RTS
Phone
+1 585-288-1700
Website
myrts.com
Bus from TC- Gate 17 to Plymouth & 1400 Plymouth
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrts.com
Bus from Macvittie Union to Rush Rhees Library
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
myrts.com
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 New York to Rochester
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Geneseo, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to University of Rochester is 337 miles. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from New York to University of Rochester.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Rochester Airport.

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