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There are 4 ways to get from Rochester to Cortland by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Cortland 271

$17 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Cortland

$42 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Cortland 120.7 miles

$11 - $18

Uber  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rochester to Cortland 120.7 miles

$130 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Cortland is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Cortland is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Cortland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Rochester and Cortland is 83 miles. The road distance is 120.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Cortland without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $17 - $45.

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The bus from Rochester, Ny to Cortland takes 3 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Rochester to Cortland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cortland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Cortland is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Rochester to Cortland.

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  • Distance: 82.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Rochester to Cortland once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h.

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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
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 Rochester, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Trailways New York
Other operators
Uber Upstate NY
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochester to Cortland
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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UberX
$130 - $170
UberXL
$220 - $280

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