There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Rochester by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$49 - $117

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$81 - $201

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY

$76 - $141

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Rochester 285.3 miles

$27 - $45

Fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Rochester (ROC) PIT - ROC

$164 - $704

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Rochester is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Rochester is to drive which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $27 - $45.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Rochester is 361 km. The road distance is 457 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Pittsburgh to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Erie, Pa and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Rochester Amtrak via Cleveland Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Erie, Pa and Buffalo, Ny in around 7 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Cleveland Amtrak in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
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
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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