There are 10 ways to get from Rochester to Long Island by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$107 - $311

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Brentwood Ronkonkoma

$45 - $70

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Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$105 - $425

Fly Rochester to Newark, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$108 - $470

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$94 - $409

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$92 - $413

Train Amtrak  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$98 - $213

Train VIA Rail  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$69 - $195

Bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma 495

$62 - $121

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Centereach 391.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Long Island is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Long Island is to fly and train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $100 - $320.

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The distance between Rochester and Long Island is 457 km. The road distance is 626 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Rochester to Long Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Williams Boulevard via Binghamton, NY and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Rochester to Centereach via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 9 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Centereach via Binghamton, Ny, Binghamton, NY, Lake Ronkonkoma, and Expressway Drive North in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Brentwood
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Rochester to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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