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There are 5 ways to get from Rochester to Kingston by train, bus, night bus or car

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  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Brockville, ON
  3. Take the bus from Brockville to Kingston, ON

$55 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 35m

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

$41 - $60

3 alternative options

Train  •  9h 22m

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

$109 - $218

Night bus, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the night bus from Rochester, Ny to Toronto, On 270
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON 3 stops / ...

$46 - $84

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Rochester to Kingston 213.8 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Kingston is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Kingston is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 42m.

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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 7h 35m.

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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 6h 33m and costs $50 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m 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 7h 35m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $220 and takes 9h 22m.

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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 3h 42m to drive from Rochester to Kingston.

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

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 7h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Kingston via Toronto, Kingston, and Train Station Transfer Point in around 9h 22m.

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 Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
Train from Rochester to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice 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
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
megabus.ca
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kingston, ON- 1175 John Counter Blvd
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Rochester, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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