There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Rochester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Buffalo, Ny  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...

$27 - $74

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Rochester, Ny 207 / ...

$19 - $60

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Rochester VIA Rail

$35 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Rochester 169.8 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Rochester (ROC) YYZ - ROC

$215 - $660

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto, On and arriving at Rochester, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto and arriving at Rochester. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Rochester is 153 km. The road distance is 271.7 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Toronto to Rochester, including transfers.

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Toronto to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Toronto, On station.

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Toronto to Rochester train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Rochester is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Toronto to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Rochester, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Rochester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Rochester via Buffalo, Ny in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Rochester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Toronto, On to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $22
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Megabus Canada
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $30
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megabus.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Rochester is 272 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Toronto to Rochester.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto 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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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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