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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 29 min

  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

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen 81.7 miles

$8 - $12

Bus, taxi via Geneva, Ny  •  1 h 38 min

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

$211 - $274

Uber  •  1 h 39 min

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

$95 - $120

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 drive to Watkins Glen.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
1 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$95 - $120
uberXL
$150 - $190
Taxi from Ithaca, Ny to Watkins Glen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rochester and Watkins Glen is 105 km. The road distance is 131 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Rochester to Watkins Glen, including transfers.