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

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

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 53 min

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

$79 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Albany, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$64 - $373

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 13 min

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

$88 - $185

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 25 min

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

$73 - $105

Bus via Syracuse, Ny  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal to Downtown Transit Center Burlington 7

$72 - $135

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Burlington 336.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Rochester to Boston, bus  •  7 h 8 min

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

$140 - $487

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Vermont is to bus and fly which costs $60 - $380 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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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 10 h 25 min.

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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 10 h 13 min and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min 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 Buffalo Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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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 6 h 35 min to drive from Rochester to Vermont.

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  • Distance: 275.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Rochester to Burlington via Albany, NY and Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal in around 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
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 to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
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 to Rutland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
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
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
2 h 10 min
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
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
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 Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Boston, Ma to Brattleboro, Vt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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