There are 12 ways to get from Southbury to Rochester by train, 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  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$191 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY

$60 - $104

10 alternative options

Bus via Albany, Ny  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to Pittsfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Rochester, Ny 252 / ...

$72 - $149

Bus, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to Pittsfield, MA
  2. Take the train from Pittsfield Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$78 - $171

Train via Harlem-125th St.  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St. New Haven
  2. Take the train from Yonkers to Rochester VIA Rail / ...

$131 - $304

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Southbury to Rochester 327.4 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to New York
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$123 - $452

Bus to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to New York
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$124 - $338

Train to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$185 - $569

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to New York
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$110 - $440

Bus to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Southbury, CT to New York
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$111 - $436

Train to Boston, fly to Rochester  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC

$333 - $842

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southbury and Rochester is 254 miles. The road distance is 327.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southbury to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 7 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Southbury to Rochester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southbury to Rochester is to train which takes 7 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southbury to Rochester is 327 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Southbury to Rochester.

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Air Canada and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southbury to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 254.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 47 min

What companies run services between Southbury, CT, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Southbury to Rochester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 5 h 17 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southbury to Rochester via Southbury, CT, Pittsfield, MA, Pittsfield, Ma, Albany, Ny, and Syracuse, Ny in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Train from Yonkers to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $180
Business
$120 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $320
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Pittsfield Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Yonkers Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Southbury, CT to Pittsfield, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Southbury, CT to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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 Pittsfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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

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