There are 4 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$27 - $80

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Line 40 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 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 255 / ...

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

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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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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Niagara Falls to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Niagara Falls, On station.

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Niagara Falls to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 40 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Niagara Falls to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Rochester, Ny station.

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Niagara Falls to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Rochester station.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 73.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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 3 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 38 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 - $140
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 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
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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 Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
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
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Rochester is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Niagara Falls to Rochester.

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