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There are 5 ways to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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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Bus Trailways New York, taxi  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY Rochester
  2. Take a taxi from Ithaca, NY to Watkins Glen

$71 - $94

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Bus Greyhound USA, taxi  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212
  2. Take a taxi from Ithaca, Ny to Watkins Glen

$60 - $94

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Geneva, NY  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY Rochester / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Geneva, NY to Watkins Glen

$211 - $274

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen 81.7 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  1h 39m

  1. Take an Uber from Rochester to Watkins Glen 81.7 miles

$85 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen is to bus and taxi which costs $210 - $280 and takes 1h 38m.

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The distance between Rochester and Watkins Glen is 66 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2h 26m and costs $70 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Watkins Glen is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Watkins Glen. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen.
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  • Distance: 65.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Watkins Glen, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Rochester to Watkins Glen. However, you can take the bus to Ithaca, NY then take the taxi to Watkins Glen. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ithaca, Ny then take the taxi to Watkins Glen.

Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Other operators
Uber Upstate NY
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochester to Watkins Glen
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$85 - $110
UberXL
$140 - $180
Taxi from Ithaca, NY to Watkins Glen
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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