Visiting us soon? Get in and out of the area by plane, train, car … even by boat! And with one of the shortest commute times in the US (19 minutes), the Rochester area is easy to navigate once you’re here. 

Getting Here

The Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) is a comfortable and affordable way to travel. Located only three miles from downtown, ROC serves flights from Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. 

Ground transportation is also readily available and affordable. Serving all major New York cities and hundreds of small towns, plus Toronto and Montreal, Canada, New York Trailways offers New Yorkers a safe and modern charter bus option. For those visiting us from further away, Amtrak provides daily, economic service to Rochester from points throughout the Northeast.

Getting Around

Once you’re here, it’s easy to get around. If you’re visiting us by car, you’ll be happy to know that Rochester traffic is rarely a problem. In fact, the average time travel is about 15-20 minutes in and around the city and its neighborhoods. 

The Rochester Transit Center—located on Mortimer St. between North Clinton Ave. and St. Paul St—offers a comfortable hub for bus travelers starting at just $1 a ride. The enclosed, climate-controlled transit center provides convenience, comfort, and safety for customers as well as visitors to downtown Rochester. The center’s 30 bus bays accommodate 100 buses an hour, ensuring passengers are able to arrive on time to their destinations.

Explore the best of Rochester with an expert through one of our many tours. Set sail on the Erie canal, take a wine tour in the Finger Lakes or learn about the lives of Rochester residents who have made history. 

Whether you’re staying in town or looking to explore Monroe County, our maps will help you get where you need to go.