There are 10 ways to get from Rochester to Washington by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Rochester to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ROC - DCA

$113 - $505

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 40 min

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

$59 - $116

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Fly Rochester to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ROC - IAD

$119 - $239

Fly Rochester to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Baltimore (BWI) ROC - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$176 - $476

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BUF - DCA

$125 - $503

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BUF - IAD

$131 - $587

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$71 - $139

Train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$181 - $500

Train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$200 - $530

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Washington 376.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Washington is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Washington is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Washington is 298 miles. The road distance is 376.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Rochester to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Washington. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Washington, Dc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Washington is 377 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to drive from Rochester to Washington.

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Rochester to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Niagara Falls Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Washington.
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  • Distance: 297.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Rochester to Washington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Washington via New York, NY and New York, Ny in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Buffalo to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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
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
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
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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
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
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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