There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to Flint by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$83 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$55 - $109

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Train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to London
  3. Take the train from London to Sarnia
  4. Take the train from Port Huron Amtrak to Flint Amtrak

$109 - $305

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$71 - $162

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Flint 344.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Rochester to Flint  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Flint (FNT) ROC - FNT

$175 - $807

Fly Rochester to Detroit, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Detroit (DTW) ROC - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$177 - $401

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Detroit, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$159 - $519

Bus to Ithaca, fly to Detroit, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
  2. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Detroit (DTW) ITH - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$207 - $973

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Flint is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Flint is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Flint. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Flint via Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh and Detroit, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 27 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Flint is 308 miles. The road distance is 344.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Flint without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 43 min and costs $80 - $200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Rochester to Flint, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rochester to Flint is to train which takes 11 h 17 min and costs $100 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $170 and takes 12 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs $170 - $850 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Flint Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Flint bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Flint station.

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  • Distance: 308.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 43 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Flint, MI, USA?

You can take a train from Rochester to Flint via Aldershot, London, Sarnia, and Port Huron Amtrak in around 11 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Flint via Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh, Detroit, Mi, and Detroit, MI in around 12 h 27 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Flint via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Port Huron Amtrak to Flint Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Aldershot to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from London to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Flint is 344 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Rochester to Flint.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Flint Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Flint. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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

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