There are 10 ways to get from New York to University of Rochester by train, plane, subway, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$108 - $460

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Bus Megabus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY

$35 - $60

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Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$98 - $300

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$96 - $411

Fly Newark to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$121 - $509

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$86 - $399

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$84 - $400

Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY 252 / ...

$38 - $89

Train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$56 - $178

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from New York to University of Rochester 336.6 miles

$30 - $50

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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, NY and arriving at Rush Rhees Library via TC- Gate 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between New York and University of Rochester is 251 miles. The road distance is 336.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min 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 Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to bus which takes 6 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to University of Rochester is 337 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min 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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Map of how to get from New York to University of Rochester.
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  • Distance: 251 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from New York to University of Rochester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from New York to University of Rochester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $180 and the journey takes 6 h 47 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
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
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $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 New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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