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There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to Brooklyn by plane, train, subway, 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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Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to East New York

$99 - $301

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Bus Megabus  •  8h 26m

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

$36 - $61

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

  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

Fly Rochester to Newark, line 5 subway  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR
  2. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Church Av

$111 - $461

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 6m

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

$86 - $398

Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$64 - $163

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny 207 / ...

$40 - $93

Train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$88 - $198

Drive  •  6h 6m

  1. Drive from Rochester to Brooklyn 341 miles

$30 - $50

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

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Brooklyn is to fly and train which costs $95 - $310 and takes 3h 15m.

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The distance between Rochester and Brooklyn is 257 miles. The road distance is 341 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Brooklyn without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs $60 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Rochester to Brooklyn, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Brooklyn is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs $60 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $95 and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Brooklyn is 341 miles. It takes approximately 6h 6m to drive from Rochester to Brooklyn.

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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Rochester Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 2044+ hotels available in Brooklyn. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Brooklyn.
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  • Distance: 257.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Rochester to Brooklyn 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7h 4m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Rochester to Brooklyn every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 7h 25m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to East New York
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
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 Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
Frequency
4 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
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to New York
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $80
Economy
$80 - $120
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$140 - $200
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $90

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

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