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

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

Bus via Syracuse, Ny  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland 4141 / ...

$25 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

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

$17 - $45

2 alternative options

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

$140 - $180

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

You can take a bus from Rochester to Cortland via Syracuse, Ny in around 2 h 32 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Uber Upstate NY
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochester to Cortland
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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uberX
$140 - $180
uberXL
$220 - $280

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rochester to Cortland?

The distance between Rochester and Cortland is 132 km. The road distance is 193 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rochester to Cortland?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Rochester to Cortland?

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

Is there a direct bus between Rochester and Cortland?

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

How long does it take to get from Rochester to Cortland?

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Rochester to Cortland, including transfers.