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There are 10 ways to get from The Bronx to Rochester by subway, plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Line 2 subway to New York JFK, fly to Rochester  •  4h 26m

  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

$103 - $305

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Night bus  •  7h 44m

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

$38 - $93

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Line 2 subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester  •  4h 24m

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

$99 - $416

Line 5 subway to Newark, fly to Rochester  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Morris Park to Grand Central - 42 St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC

$111 - $461

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 7m

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

$85 - $392

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 9m

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

$81 - $393

Train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$58 - $173

Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rochester, NY Ny / ...

$41 - $100

Train via New York Penn Station  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$63 - $163

Drive  •  5h 56m

  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 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from The Bronx to Rochester is to line 2 subway and fly which costs $95 - $420 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Bronx to Rochester station. However, there are services departing from Marble Hill and arriving at Rochester Amtrak Station via Yonkers Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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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 train which takes 7h 25m and costs $55 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from The Bronx to Rochester, including transfers.

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The Bronx to Rochester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Yonkers Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Rochester is to train which takes 7h 25m and costs $55 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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The Bronx to Rochester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Rochester Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from The Bronx to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 251.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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

Amtrak operates a train from The Bronx to Rochester twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 6h 13m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from The Bronx to Rochester 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Yonkers to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$80 - $120
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $190
Train from New York to Rochester
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $80
Economy
$80 - $120
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $90
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 New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Night bus from New York, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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

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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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