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There are 7 ways to get from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD) by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train to Buffalo, fly to Brainerd

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Brainerd (BRD)

Cheapest option

Fly Rochester to Minneapolis, bus

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Minneapolis (MSP)
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN

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Train to Toronto, fly to Brainerd

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Toronto Union Station
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Brainerd (BRD)

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Staples Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from Staples Amtrak Station to Brainerd Airport (BRD)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN
  4. Take the bus from Minneapolis / St Paul Airport to Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Brainerd

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rochester to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Youngstown, OH
  3. Take the bus from Youngstown to Chicago
  4. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
  5. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN

Drive

  1. Drive from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD)
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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to train and fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 7h 59m.

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The distance between Rochester and Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 844 miles. The road distance is 1146.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD) without a car is to train and taxi which takes 24h 45m and costs $210 - $290.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Brainerd Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 47m and has one stopover.

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Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 1h behind Rochester. It is currently 2:56 PM in Rochester and 1:56 PM in Brainerd Airport (BRD).

Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 1147 miles. It takes approximately 19h 18m to drive from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD).

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Delta offers flights from Buffalo Airport to Brainerd Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD).
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  • Distance: 843.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Brainerd Airport (BRD), USA?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Brainerd Airport (BRD) via Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Youngstown, Chicago, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, and Brainerd, MN in around 32h 59m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Buffalo to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Brainerd via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Buffalo to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Buffalo to Brainerd via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Buffalo to Brainerd via Boston, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Toronto to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Toronto to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Toronto to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Brainerd via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Toronto to Brainerd via Chicago O'Hare, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Rochester to Minneapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Rochester to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $200
Train from Chicago Union Station to Staples Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$18 - $29
Business
$65 - $68
Economy
$38 - $39
EconomyPlus
$40 - $60
Train from Rochester to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$80 - $100
Economy
$57 - $62
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 320-316-0943
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Minneapolis / St Paul Airport to Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Brainerd
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
groometransportation.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 to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Youngstown to Chicago
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
trailways.com
Other operators
Taxi from Staples Amtrak Station to Brainerd Airport (BRD)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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