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There are 6 ways to get from Rochester to Vermont by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, car ferry  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Westport Amtrak Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Essex, NY to Charlotte, VT

$79 - $183

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Albany, Ny 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal to Downtown Transit Center Burlington 7

$65 - $119

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Rutland Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Marble Valley Regional Transit Center to Downtown Transit Center Burlington 7

$88 - $185

Bus Trailways New York  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal to Downtown Transit Center Burlington 7

$78 - $109

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Rochester to Burlington 336.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Boston (BOS) ROC - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Brattleboro, Vt

$140 - $487

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Vermont is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Vermont is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Vermont. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Downtown Transit Center Burlington via Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Rochester and Vermont is 275 miles. The road distance is 336.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Vermont without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 13m and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 9h 8m to get from Rochester to Vermont, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Rochester to Vermont bus services, operated by Vermont Translines, arrive at Downtown Transit Center Burlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Vermont is 336 miles. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Rochester to Vermont.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Vermont.
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  • Distance: 275.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Rochester to Burlington via Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Westport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Rutland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Marble Valley Regional Transit Center to Downtown Transit Center Burlington
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Bus from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal to Downtown Transit Center Burlington
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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.

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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 Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Boston, Ma to Brattleboro, Vt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Essex, NY to Charlotte, VT
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Vermont. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19m and costs $1.

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