Cheap flights from New York to Rochester (NYC - RST)

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The best prices from New York to Rochester are usually found in May or April, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Rochester (RST)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to RST flight in 2021: compare New York to Rochester flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rochester.
NYC - RST
Price
$211 - $441

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Average price

$276

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

$211

From New York to Rochester

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Rochester?

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 24% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Rochester?

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Rochester within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $133.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Rochester?

Flights from New York to Rochester lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Rochester in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $54.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Rochester (NYC - RST)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to Rochester in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from New York to Rochester in July, August 2021

The best prices found for NYC to RST flights for July, August
23 Jul - 30 Jul
$333pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
23 Jul - 30 Jul
$334pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$336pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Rochester 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rochester from New York found for this year
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$247pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Oct - 5 Oct
$250pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
1 Oct - 5 Oct
$262pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New York to Rochester

Late deals on round-trip flights to Rochester from New York, departing today and this week
28 Jul - 4 Aug
$337pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
29 Jul - 7 Aug
$367pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
30 Jul - 2 Aug
$373pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Rochester from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Rochester
2:25 am - 6:57 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 32m
LGA - RST
United Airlines
$264
United
2:55 am - 6:50 pm
Delta
3 Stops
16h 55m
JFK - RST
Delta
$288
Delta
1:45 pm - 5:08 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
16h 23m
EWR - RST
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Rochester

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Rochester due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Rochester for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from New York to Rochester have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Rochester that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Rochester from New York?

For a flight from New York to Rochester, you will be flying into Rochester. Rochester (RST) is just 7.0 mi from the center of the city. Rochester is the only Rochester airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from New York per day. 3 airlines have flights to Rochester from New York on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from New York to Rochester for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Rochester for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $247, but on average you can expect to pay $275.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Rochester for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York to Rochester, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Rochester for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Rochester within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Rochester?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Rochester is colder than in New York. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from New York to Rochester?

Departing from New York to Rochester will take you 4h 27m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Rochester round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($247), United Airlines ($262), and Delta ($267) offers the cheapest pricing from New York to Rochester. American Airlines is currently priced 19% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Rochester one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New York to Rochester are Delta ($124), American Airlines ($144), and United Airlines ($180).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rochester, MN

Can I fly to Rochester from New York right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Rochester within the United States

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rochester.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Rochester.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Rochester.

Can I fly back to New York from Rochester?

Returning to New York from Rochester

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rochester must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rochester are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Alternative routes for New York to Rochester

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Rochester

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Rochester.

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Rochester

Top 3 airlines flying from New York to Rochester

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Rochester choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$140 $332 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$122 $342 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$114 $347 No cancel fee N/A
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