There are 6 ways to get from Rochester to Kingston by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Syracuse
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  3. Take the bus from Brockville to Kingston, ON

$53 - $180

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON 3 stops / ...

$41 - $60

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Train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Kingston VIA Rail

$69 - $221

Bus via Buffalo, Ny  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON

$52 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Kingston 213.8 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Kingston (YGK) YYZ - YGK

$178 - $740

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Downtown Transfer Point Platform 4 via Toronto, ON and Bus Terminal Transfer Point Platform 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Kingston is 94 miles. The road distance is 213.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Kingston without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Rochester to Kingston, including transfers.

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Rochester to Kingston bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Rochester, NY station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Kingston is to bus which takes 7 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Kingston Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Rochester to Kingston bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Kingston, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Kingston is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Rochester to Kingston.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Kingston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 94 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Kingston, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Kingston via Toronto, ON, Kingston, ON, and Bus Terminal Transfer Point Platform 4 in around 7 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Kingston via Toronto, Kingston, and Train Station Transfer Point in around 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Rochester to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Train from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
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 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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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megabus.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Book at
megabus.ca
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
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megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.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, 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 Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

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