There are 11 ways to get from Newark to Rochester by plane, train, bus 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  •  3 h 17 min

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

$91 - $443

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 13 min

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

$32 - $71

9 alternative options

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$145 - $542

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 3 min

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

$146 - $431

Fly Newark to Buffalo, bus  •  4 h 15 min

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

$103 - $491

Fly Newark to Ithaca, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny

$251 - $907

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY 4102

$44 - $107

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Rochester, Ny 300

$35 - $85

Train VIA Rail  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$55 - $201

Train Amtrak  •  8 h 23 min

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

$129 - $319

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Rochester 325.5 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Rochester is to fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $90 - $450.

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The distance between Newark and Rochester is 392 km. The road distance is 521 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Newark to Rochester, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Rochester, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Rochester Amtrak via New York Penn Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Newark to Rochester every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Newark to Rochester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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 Grand Central Terminal to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 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
Train from Albany to Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Newark, Nj to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com

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