There are 8 ways to get from Rochester to Brooklyn by plane, subway, train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 15 St - Prospect Park

$96 - $411

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny 285

$40 - $93

6 alternative options

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train, line 2 subway  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Church Av

$102 - $305

Fly Rochester to Newark, line 2 subway  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR
  2. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Church Av

$110 - $464

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK

$89 - $403

Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY 329 / ...

$47 - $111

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to New York VIA Rail

$59 - $183

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Brooklyn 341 miles

$30 - $50

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from Rochester to Brooklyn hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route hourly. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Rochester to Brooklyn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $180 and the journey takes 7 h 12 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 15 St - Prospect Park
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Church Av
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Church Av
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to New York
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Night bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rochester and Brooklyn is 412 km. The road distance is 546 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Rochester to Brooklyn is to fly and train and line 2 subway which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $100 - $310.

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Brooklyn. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Flatbush Av/Church Av via New York, Ny and Livingston St/Smith St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Rochester to Brooklyn, including transfers.