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Chicago, IL to Rochester by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Rochester by bus is 286.53 mi and takes 14 hr 11 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 AM and the last at 9:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Rochester by bus for as little as $61.54 or as much as $304.84. The best price for this journey is $61.54.

Lowest Price$61.54
Journey Duration14 hr 11 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$61.54
Highest Price$304.84
First Departure6:40 AM
Last Departure9:50 PM
Distance286.53 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalRochester
CarriersGreyhound

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What's the best way to get from Chicago, IL to Rochester? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Chicago, IL to Rochester, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Chicago, IL to Rochester?

The cheapest bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Rochester cost $61.54. On average, you can expect to spend around $123.22 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Rochester.
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The prices for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Rochester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $123.22. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long will it take me to travel from Chicago, IL to Rochester by bus?

The average journey time is 14 hr 11 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 286.53 mi from Chicago, IL to Rochester. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to Rochester to take longer than 14 hr 11 min. The journey between Chicago, IL and Rochester by bus usually takes 14 hr 11 min to cover a distance of 286.53 mi. The shortest journey from Chicago, IL to Rochester will take you 7 hr 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Rochester quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Rochester leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Chicago, IL at 6:40 AM, and the last departure will leave at 9:50 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to Rochester can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Rochester, which usually leaves at 6:40 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 9:50 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Rochester are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to Rochester using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Chicago, IL to Rochester using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 4 direct connections from Chicago, IL to Rochester each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 2 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Rochester. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Rochester
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Rochester.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Rochester, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Rochester.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Rochester

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Rochester bus tickets can be found for as low as $81.20 if you’re lucky, or $93.67 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Rochester by bus

When travelling to Rochester by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Chicago, IL to Rochester CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
32.28kg
Bus
34.58kg
Flight
92.22kg
Car
73.78kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rochester?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rochester is $123.22. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $61.54.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rochester?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Rochester is $61.54. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Rochester by bus?
Chicago, IL to Rochester is 286.53 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Rochester take?
Chicago, IL to Rochester is on average 14 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 50 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Rochester?
Chicago, IL to Rochester has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Rochester leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Rochester departs at 6:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Rochester depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Rochester departs at 9:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Rochester in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $61.54 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Rochester?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Rochester.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Rochester by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Rochester is 7 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Rochester?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Rochester.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Rochester by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Rochester creates 34.58kg of CO2 emissions.

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