There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Rochester by plane, bus, train, taxi 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 to Rochester  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Rochester (ROC) SEA - ROC

$184 - $605

8 alternative options

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Buffalo (BUF) SEA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$206 - $733

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Ithaca (ITH) SEA - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny

$324 - $439

Fly to Syracuse, train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Syracuse (SYR) SEA - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak

$210 - $779

Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi, bus  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) SEA - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny

$288 - $609

Train via Chicago Union Station Amtrak  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$357 - $1,046

Bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
  3. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  5. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$264 - $650

Train VIA Rail  •  3 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Rochester

$351 - $1,293

Drive  •  42 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Rochester 2717.6 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Rochester is to fly which costs $180 - $650 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Rochester is to fly which costs $180 - $650 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Rochester is 2174 miles. The road distance is 2717.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Seattle to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Coquitlam, BC, Calgary, AB, Toronto, ON and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Rochester Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Seattle to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Rochester via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Portland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Vancouver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Denver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Portland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Vancouver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Denver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Chicago O'Hare, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
12 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Syracuse via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$280 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
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 Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$230 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Megabus Canada
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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