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

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Bus, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY Olean / ...
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$49 - $95

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Bus via Buffalo, NY  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY Olean / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...

$35 - $98

2 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Bath, NY Olean-Binghamton
  2. Take the bus from Bath, NY to Rochester, NY

$42 - $64

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Olean to Rochester 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Olean to Rochester is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Olean to Rochester is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Olean to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Olean, NY and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Olean and Rochester is 86 miles. The road distance is 116.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Olean to Rochester without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 15m and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Olean to Rochester, including transfers.

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Olean to Rochester bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Olean, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Olean to Rochester is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Olean to Rochester.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Olean to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Olean, NY, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Olean to Rochester via Buffalo, NY and Buffalo, Ny in around 4h 18m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Bath, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Bath, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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