There are 7 ways to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$68 - $100

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Bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny 4015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Rochester, Ny 248

$62 - $90

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Train, bus  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Rochester, NY Ny

$80 - $113

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Plattsburgh to Rochester 349.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Burlington  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Rochester (ROC) BTV - ROC

$109 - $563

Fly from Plattsburgh  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Plattsburgh (PBG) to Rochester (ROC) PBG - ROC

$242 - $1,014

Taxi to Saranac Lake, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Plattsburgh to Saranac Lake
  2. Fly from Saranac Lake (SLK) to Rochester (ROC) SLK - ROC

$207 - $504

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The cheapest way to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester is to fly which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plattsburgh station to Rochester station. However, there are services departing from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Rochester Amtrak Station via Schenectady Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 26m.

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The distance between Plattsburgh and Rochester is 234 miles. The road distance is 349.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 8h 26m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 8h 26m to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester, including transfers.

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Plattsburgh to Rochester train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester is to train which takes 8h 26m and costs $65 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 9h 8m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $600 and takes 6h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Burlington Airport to Rochester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 59m and has one stopover.

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Plattsburgh to Rochester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Rochester Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Plattsburgh to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 26m

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

You can take a train from Plattsburgh to Rochester via Schenectady Amtrak Station in around 8h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plattsburgh to Rochester via Plattsburgh, Ny and Albany, Ny in around 9h 8m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Plattsburgh to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Plattsburgh to Rochester via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Saranac Lake to Rochester via Boston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Saranac Lake to Rochester via Boston, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Saranac Lake to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Saranac Lake to Rochester via Boston, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Saranac Lake to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Saranac Lake to Rochester via Boston, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $130
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $50
Online Fare
$11 - $16
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $25
Standard Fare
$22 - $26
Refundable
$30 - $32
Other operators
Taxi from Plattsburgh to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Dunwright Taxi
Phone
+1 802-557-2461

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Yes, the driving distance between Plattsburgh to Rochester is 350 miles. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Plattsburgh to Rochester.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Burlington Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Burlington Airport is to drive which takes 1h 37m and costs $8 - $12.

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Flag of United States Rochester, United States

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in the western portion of the U.S. state of New York, and the seat of Monroe County. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Rochester

  • Highland Park

    Highland Park, also known as Highland Botanical Park, is an arboretum in Rochester, New York, United States. The park's administrative office is located at 171 Reservoir Avenue in Rochester.

  • Memorial Art Gallery

    The Memorial Art Gallery is the civic art museum of Rochester, New York. Founded in 1913, it is part of the University of Rochester and occupies the southern half of the University's former Prince Street campus. It is the focal point of fine arts activity in the region and hosts the biennial Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition and the annual Clothesline Festival.

  • George Eastman Museum

    The George Eastman Museum, the world's oldest museum dedicated to photography and one of the world's oldest film archives, opened to the public in 1949 in Rochester, New York.

  • Frontier Field

    Frontier Field is a baseball stadium located at One Morrie Silver Way in downtown Rochester, New York. The park opened in 1996, replacing Silver Stadium in northern Rochester, which had been home to professional baseball in Rochester since 1929. Although the stadium was built for baseball, Frontier Field has had several tenants in numerous sports, including the Rochester Raging Rhinos of the United Soccer Leagues from 1996 to 2005, the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse from 2001 to 2002, and the Rochester Red Wings of the International League since 1997. The ballpark seats 10,840 spectators for baseball.

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