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There are 10 ways to get from Rochester to New Jersey by plane, subway, 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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Fly Rochester to Newark  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR

$92 - $443

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Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY Rochester / ...

$38 - $92

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Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 14 St
  3. Take the train from 14th Street to Journal Square

$99 - $414

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$103 - $305

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Newark  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR

$104 - $490

Fly Rochester to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$200 - $698

Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$64 - $168

Train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$125 - $320

Night bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny 285

$38 - $94

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Newark 326 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to New Jersey is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to New Jersey is to fly which costs $90 - $450 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to New Jersey station. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Rochester and New Jersey is 271 miles. The road distance is 326 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 7 h 29 min and costs $60 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Rochester to New Jersey, including transfers.

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

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Rochester to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Rochester Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to New Jersey is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $90 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $170 and takes 7 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $95 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 271.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and New Jersey, USA?

United Airlines flies from Rochester to Elizabeth 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Rochester to Newark 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 4 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 14th Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
4 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
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to New York
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $80
Economy
$80 - $120
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$140 - $200
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.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
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
Bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Night bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Rochester to New Jersey bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Rochester to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to New Jersey is 326 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Rochester to New Jersey.

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United Airlines offers flights from Rochester Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $60 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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