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There are 7 ways to get from New York to University of Rochester by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  3h 36m

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

$108 - $458

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Bus OurBus  •  7h 26m

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

$18 - $39

5 alternative options

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 45m

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

$100 - $302

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  3h 49m

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

$96 - $411

Train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$62 - $161

Bus Trailways New York  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rochester, NY Ny / ...

$39 - $94

Drive  •  5h 58m

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

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to bus which costs $17 - $40 and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to fly which costs $100 - $460 and takes 3h 36m.

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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 RIT Barnes & Noble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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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 7h 26m and costs $17 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m 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 OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Rochester is to fly which takes 3h 36m and costs $100 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $40 and takes 7h 26m, you could also train, which costs $60 - $170 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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New York to University of Rochester bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Rochester, NY 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 36m

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 4 times a day. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York to University of Rochester once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
4 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $80
Economy
$80 - $120
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$140 - $200
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $90
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, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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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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There are 73+ hotels available in University of Rochester. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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