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There are 5 ways to get from Rochester to Hershey by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Harrisburg Transportation Center 28 Elmira

$67 - $121

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Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Hershey 275.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Rochester to Philadelphia, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Philadelphia (PHL) ROC - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$209 - $726

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Philadelphia (PHL) BUF - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$201 - $803

Fly Rochester to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Baltimore (BWI) ROC - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$232 - $614

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Hershey is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Hershey is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via Elmira, NY and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Hershey is 206 miles. The road distance is 275.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Hershey without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 14 min and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to get from Rochester to Hershey, including transfers.

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Rochester to Hershey bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Rochester, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Rochester to Hershey bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, arrive at Harrisburg Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Hershey is 275 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to drive from Rochester to Hershey.

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  • Distance: 205.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 14 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Hershey, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Hershey via Elmira, NY and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 10 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Acela Express

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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
fullingtontours.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.

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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 Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Hershey. Prices start at $59 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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