There are 9 ways to get from The Bronx to Rochester by subway, plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Line 5 subway, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from E 180 St to 59 St
  2. Take the subway from Lexington Av/59 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC

$99 - $414

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Night bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny 270

$38 - $93

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Line 2 subway to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$110 - $464

Line 2 subway to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC

$101 - $303

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h

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

$86 - $402

Fly Newark to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 18 min

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

$122 - $512

Bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY 4102

$41 - $100

Train  •  7 h 29 min

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

$53 - $193

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from The Bronx to Rochester 342.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from The Bronx to Rochester is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Bronx to Rochester is to line 5 subway and subway and fly which costs $95 - $420 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from The Bronx to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Marble Hill and arriving at Rochester via Yonkers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between The Bronx and Rochester is 251 miles. The road distance is 342.7 miles.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 21 min and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from The Bronx to Rochester, including transfers.

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The Bronx to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Yonkers station.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Rochester is to bus which takes 7 h 21 min and costs $40 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $200 and takes 7 h 29 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 13 min.

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The Bronx to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Rochester station.

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Map of how to get from The Bronx to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 251.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between The Bronx, NY, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from The Bronx to Rochester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from The Bronx to Rochester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $180 and the journey takes 6 h 18 min. Amtrak also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from E 180 St to 59 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/59 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$90 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $180
Business
$130 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus operators
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.

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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 New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Night bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between The Bronx to Rochester is 343 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from The Bronx to Rochester.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Rochester Airport.

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