There are 7 ways to get from St. Louis to Rochester by plane, bus, train 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  •  6 h 12 min

  1. STL - ROC

$163 - $853

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. 212
  2. 212 / ...

$109 - $268

5 alternative options

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. STL - BUF

$195 - $441

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. STL - ITH

$303 - $1,457

Train  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Lake Shore Limited

$136 - $368

Bus, train  •  26 h 39 min

$109 - $280

Drive  •  13 h 44 min

  1. 814.9 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from St. Louis to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from St. Louis to Rochester via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 17 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 St Louis, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St. Louis and Rochester is 1170 km. The road distance is 1304 km.

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Rochester is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Rochester is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $160 - $900.

No, there is no direct train from St. Louis to Rochester. However, there are services departing from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak and arriving at Rochester Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Rochester. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Pittsburgh, Pa, Erie, Pa and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from St. Louis to Rochester, including transfers.