There are 4 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester by 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.

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$27 - $80

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Ellicott St & MTC 40
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$16 - $37

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, On to Rochester, Ny 207 / ...

$16 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Rochester 87.2 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Rochester is 73 miles. The road distance is 87.2 miles.

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The train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester takes 1 h 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Niagara Falls, On and arriving at Rochester, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Niagara Falls Station station and arriving at Rochester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Niagara Falls to Rochester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Niagara Falls to Rochester via Ellicott St & MTC and Buffalo, Ny in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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 Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45

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