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Fares from $78 One Way, $156 Round Trip from Rochester to New York

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Route Information for Flights from Rochester to New York

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Flights from Rochester to New York

Rochester Airport Information

Rochester International Airport, located at 7600 Helgerson Dr. SW, a short drive from downtown, provides domestic and international flights from Rochester. American Eagle and Delta Airlines offer flights to and from the airport. Orbitz.com will compare the rates of these airlines, allowing you to select the best rate and option to suit your needs and budget.

Airport Parking Information

Convenient short- and long-term parking is available near the terminal. Short-term rates are $1 for 30 minutes plus $1 for each additional 30 minutes, with a daily rate of $10. Long-term rates cost $1 an hour, with a daily rate of $8 and a $48 weekly rate.

Rochester Ground Transportation

Transportation to the airport is available by taxi, limousine or Rochester Transportation Systems (RTS). There are several taxi companies located in Rochester. A fare from downtown will cost about $25 but may vary depending on the company. For large groups, the RTS has buses with 25 seats available, making for easy transport.

Airport Restaurant Information

Passengers waiting for flights can dine at the 331 Bar and Grill. It is the only dining option available in the terminals. It is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and has a variety of menu items to choose from. Orbitz.com will find you low fare flights from Rochester before your next trip, helping to save you time and money.

New York Airport Information

There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.

Ground Transportation in New York

New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

New York Area Weather Information

New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.

What to Do in New York

New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.

Flights from Rochester to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Rochester to New York?

There are no direct flights on this route. But Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines will fly you from Rochester, MN (RST-Rochester Intl.) to New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) with just one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Rochester to New York?

The fastest flight time from Rochester to New York is 3 hours and 7 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to indulge in a drink or lose yourself in a good book.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to New York?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to New York have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to New York with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New York without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.