There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to Times Square by plane, subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk

$96 - $411

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY 4293

$30 - $90

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Fly Rochester to Newark  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR

$103 - $458

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$100 - $302

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA

$83 - $399

Train Amtrak  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$80 - $190

Train VIA Rail  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...

$50 - $180

Bus via Binghamton, Ny  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Monticello, NY
  3. Take the bus from Monticello, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$62 - $159

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Times Square 337.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Times Square is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Times Square is to fly and train which costs $100 - $310 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Times Square is 251 miles. The road distance is 337.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Rochester to Times Square, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rochester and arriving at Grand Central Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Rochester to Times Square every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Rochester to Times Square every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
4 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Rochester to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Monticello, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Monticello, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $70
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com

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