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There are 8 ways to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Rochester  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Detroit (DTW) ROC - DTW

$168 - $392

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor 5515 / ...

$46 - $98

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Bus to Buffalo, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW

$150 - $509

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Corning, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Detroit (DTW) ELM - DTW

$126 - $470

Bus to Ithaca, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
  2. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Detroit (DTW) ITH - DTW

$204 - $961

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak 8150 / ...

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Toronto, On 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Ann Arbor, Mi 5515 / ...

$53 - $132

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Ann Arbor 369.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor is to fly which costs $160 - $400 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Ann Arbor via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Ann Arbor is 319 miles. The road distance is 369.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 9 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Rochester to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $160 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Rochester to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 318.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Rochester to Ann Arbor 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Ann Arbor via Toronto, ON in around 11 h 9 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
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 Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Corning, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Toronto, On to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
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
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Ann Arbor is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to drive from Rochester to Ann Arbor.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Rochester Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs $1.

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