There are 10 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester by train, plane, bus or car

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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Train to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$112 - $465

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Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY 4102

$45 - $145

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$106 - $425

Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$108 - $314

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC

$203 - $730

Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$124 - $513

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$195 - $808

Train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$65 - $194

Train, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Rochester, Ny 300

$59 - $115

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Rochester 337.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester is to train and fly which costs $110 - $470 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Rochester via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Rochester is 251 miles. The road distance is 337.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $45 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester, including transfers.

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Princeton Junction to Rochester train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $45 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $200 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Princeton Junction to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Rochester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Rochester is 337 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Rochester.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Rochester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 251 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Rochester via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, and New York, NY in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Princeton Junction to Rochester via New York Penn Station and New York in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $190
Business Plus/Sleeper
$240 - $330
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 Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Newark, Nj to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com

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