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There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Rochester by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY Toronto / ...

$18 - $55

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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Rochester VIA Rail

$55 - $110

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Rochester 169.8 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Rochester is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Rochester is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Rochester, NY. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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

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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 4h 30m and costs $24 - $70.

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The bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Toronto to Rochester bus services, operated by Megabus, 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 4h 30m and costs $24 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 5h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Megabus operates a bus from Toronto to Rochester 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Rochester once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 5h 33m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60
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 Toronto, On to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Toronto to Rochester bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Rochester, NY station.

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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 3h 1m to drive from Toronto to Rochester.

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

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