There are 7 ways to get from Rochester to Raleigh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Rochester to Raleigh/Durham  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ROC - RDU

$163 - $654

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Bus Megabus  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Washington
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$86 - $159

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Fly Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) ROC - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$220 - $949

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BUF - RDU

$145 - $632

Train  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$130 - $398

Bus via New York, NY  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Raleigh, Nc 1003 / ...

$89 - $220

Drive  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Raleigh 655.9 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via New York, Ny and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 40 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Raleigh is 516 miles. The road distance is 655.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 18 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Rochester to Raleigh, including transfers.

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

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Rochester to Raleigh train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Rochester station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Raleigh is to fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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  • Distance: 516 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Rochester to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Raleigh via New York and New York Penn Station in around 18 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Boston, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to New York
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $190
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 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 New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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 Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from New York, Ny to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo to Washington
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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Rochester to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Raleigh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Raleigh is 656 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 37 min to drive from Rochester to Raleigh.

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JetBlue Airways, Air Canada, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 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 .

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