There are 4 ways to get from Rochester to Niagara Falls by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$27 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Main St & Pine Ave 40

$16 - $33

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$16 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Niagara Falls 87 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Niagara Falls is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $8 - $13.

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The distance between Rochester and Niagara Falls is 117 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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The train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station takes 2 h 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Niagara Falls, On. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rochester and arriving at Niagara Falls Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Rochester to Niagara Falls every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Niagara Falls via Buffalo, Ny and Ellicott St & MTC in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Niagara Frontier
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Main St & Pine Ave
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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