There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Rochester by plane, train, subway, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) DCA - ROC

$114 - $504

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 212 / ...

$63 - $105

9 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Rochester  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rochester (ROC) BWI - ROC

$177 - $471

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Rochester  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rochester (ROC) IAD - ROC

$120 - $241

Fly Reagan Washington to Buffalo, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$126 - $502

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$189 - $779

Fly Washington Dulles to Buffalo, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny

$132 - $589

Train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$187 - $493

Train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak

$212 - $528

Bus via Scranton, Pa  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA 770
  3. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Rochester, Ny 300

$71 - $154

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Rochester 376.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Rochester is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Rochester is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $110 - $550.

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The distance between Washington and Rochester is 476 km. The road distance is 602 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Washington to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Rochester, Ny via Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Rochester Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Rochester 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Rochester via New York Penn Station in around 10 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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