There are 11 ways to get from Rochester to New Paltz 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$104 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Utica, Ny 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to New Paltz

$50 - $110

9 alternative options

Bus, 0313-0403  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the 0313-0403 from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY Adt 0313 / ...

$56 - $82

Train, bus via Utica  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Utica VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to New Paltz

$63 - $162

Train, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Albany VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY Adt 0407 / ...

$71 - $179

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to New Paltz 294.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Rochester to Newark, bus  •  5 h 25 min

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

$123 - $487

Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY

$116 - $440

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$120 - $331

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 33 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 bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY

$103 - $428

Bus to Ithaca, fly to Newark, bus  •  7 h 2 min

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

$283 - $949

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 5 h 42 min. Amtrak also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to New Paltz via Albany, NY in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Ithaca to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
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
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$80 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $290
Train from Rochester to Utica
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Rochester Amtrak to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo, NY - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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 Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rochester and New Paltz is 329 km. The road distance is 471 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to New Paltz is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Rochester to New Paltz is to drive which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $28 - $45.

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 Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Rochester to New Paltz, including transfers.