There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Rochester by plane, bus, night 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.

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Fly Toronto to Rochester  •  7 h 28 min

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

$151 - $1,121

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Rochester, MN 966

$109 - $206

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Fly Toronto to Minneapolis, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Minneapolis (MSP) YYZ - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$226 - $535

Night bus to Buffalo, fly to Minneapolis, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Minneapolis (MSP) BUF - MSP
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN

$190 - $508

Fly Toronto to La Crosse, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to La Crosse (LSE) YYZ - LSE
  2. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI to Rochester, MN

$179 - $1,261

Train, bus via Detroit Amtrak  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Winona Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Winona, MN to Rochester, MN

$177 - $433

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Rochester, MN 966

$124 - $246

Train, bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Winona Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Winona, MN to Rochester, MN

$190 - $483

Drive  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Rochester 877.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Rochester, MN via Chicago and Madison. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 52 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Rochester is 1049 km. The road distance is 1403.4 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Toronto to Rochester, including transfers.

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Toronto to Rochester bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Rochester is to fly which takes 7 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Rochester Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Toronto to Rochester bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Rochester, MN station.

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Rochester is 1 h behind Toronto. It is currently 10:30 AM in Toronto and 9:30 AM in Rochester.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Rochester is 1403 km. It takes approximately 14 h 37 min to drive from Toronto to Rochester.

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  • Distance: 655.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Rochester via Chicago, IL, Chicago, Madison - Langdon & N Park, and Madison in around 20 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Rochester via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to La Crosse via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to La Crosse via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Rochester via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Toronto to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to La Crosse via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 to Winona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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
Night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Go Carefree Shuttle
Website
gocarefreeshuttle.com
Bus from Winona, MN to Rochester, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gocarefreeshuttle.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $67 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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