There are 8 ways to get from Rochester to New Paltz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie VIA Rail / ...

$49 - $155

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Bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 220 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY

$55 - $112

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to New Paltz 294.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Rochester to Newark, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Paltz

$131 - $501

Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$123 - $470

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

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$125 - $357

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Newark, bus  •  6 h 58 min

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

$143 - $549

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 27 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 New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$110 - $458

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to New Paltz. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at New Paltz, NY via Syracuse, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rochester and New Paltz is 206 miles. The road distance is 294.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to New Paltz without a car is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Rochester to New Paltz, including transfers.

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Rochester to New Paltz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to New Paltz is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to New Paltz is 294 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to drive from Rochester to New Paltz.

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Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Newark Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to New Paltz.
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  • Distance: 205.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Rochester to New Paltz every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 6 h 22 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to New Paltz via Syracuse, Ny, Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, and Albany, NY in around 7 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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 Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
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 Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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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 .

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