There are 4 ways to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
  2. Take the bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$65 - $132

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Bus, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
  2. Take the bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Rochester

$77 - $169

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester 233.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Rochester (ROC) SCE - ROC

$184 - $866

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The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania State University and Rochester is 164 miles. The road distance is 233.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Bigler Rd At Nittany Community Center and arriving at Rochester, Ny via State College, Seneca Allegany Casino and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 163.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester via Bigler Rd At Nittany Community Center, N Atherton St At Walker Building, State College, Seneca Allegany Casino, Buffalo, NY, and Buffalo, Ny in around 8 h 45 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pennsylvania State University to Rochester hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from State College to Rochester via Philadelphia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from State College to Rochester via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from State College to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 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
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
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Bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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

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