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There are 4 ways to get from Rochester to Oneonta by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Oneonta

$60 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY Binghamton

$37 - $72

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Oneonta 174.9 miles

$17 - $25

Uber  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rochester to Oneonta 174.9 miles

$190 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Oneonta is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Oneonta is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Oneonta. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Oneonta, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Oneonta is 139 miles. The road distance is 174.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Oneonta without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Rochester to Oneonta, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Oneonta is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Rochester to Oneonta.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Oneonta. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Oneonta.
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  • Distance: 139 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Oneonta, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Oneonta via Binghamton, Ny and Binghamton, NY in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
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 Rochester Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Utica
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Oneonta
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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 Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street to Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $27
Online Fare
$22 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55
Other operators
Uber Upstate NY
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochester to Oneonta
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$190 - $250
UberXL
$320 - $400

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