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Rochester Airport Taxis and Shuttles

Premium Rochester International Airport Shuttle


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Travel safely with Welcome Pickups

96 out of 100 Last 7 days
137 reviews

Net Safety Score

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Top-rated Greater Rochester Airport Taxi

When travelling to the vibrant city of Rochester, you will be landing at Rochester International Airport, the third-busiest airport outside the NYC metropolitan area. Rochester is known to be the cultural capital of Upstate New York, packed with fun attractions, museums and an exciting art scene. That is why the easiest way to get around the city is to pre-book a Rochester airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Welcome provides personalised travel experiences, 5-star pickups and exceptional local drivers. Our drivers take care of everything from the moment you land, to when they drop you off at the door of your Rochester hotel. Moreover, during your ride, your Welcome chauffeur would be delighted to let you in on what to see and do during your NYC vacation offering the best insights.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

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Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)

Welcome's Rochester Airport Shuttle Fleet

At Welcome Pickups, we know that having your loved ones and personal belongings by your side is essential when travelling. Our duty is to provide excellent transportation to take you and your travel partners to your accommodation without separating your group.

We provide various-sized taxis to accommodate you; if you are travelling in a small group of 4 people, we have modern Sedans to take you to your hotel in style. Alternatively, if you are travelling in a group of up to 8 people, we have spacious minivans to get you to your destination comfortably.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions to Downtown Rochester for your Rochester International Airport Shuttle

Frederick Douglass, also known as Greater Rochester International Airport, is a public airport, bringing in over 1.5 million travellers yearly. ROC is located 6km southwest of Downtown, taking just 10 minutes to reach.

To get from the airport to Downtown, your Rochester airport taxi driver will head southeast on Airport Road before turning right onto NY-204 E/Brooks Avenue. Your driver will turn left to merge onto I-390 N toward Rochester, staying on the road for 2.7km. They will then take exit 20A to merge onto I-490 E toward Rochester and take the left exit 13 for Plymouth Avenue toward Downtown. Your driver will continue onto Allen Street, turn right onto N Plymouth Avenue, take a left onto W Main Street and then take the small Downtown roads to your exact destination.

Rochester Airport Taxi Fare

Rochester airport taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled. It is good to know that prices stay the same whether you travel during the day, at night or on the weekend. You can expect to pay around $20 (€19) for your 10-minute journey to Downtown Rochester.

However, if you prefer travelling at a fixed competitive rate, with no hidden fees, it is recommended to pre-book your Rochester airport shuttle with Welcome Pickups.

Why Book a Rochester Airport Shuttle with Welcome?

Welcome Pickups is the perfect Rochester International Airport shuttle solution if you want a reliable and stress-free ride. We provide premium 24/7 customer support, competitive prices, no hidden fees, and friendly, local drivers hand-picked and trained by us.

When booking with Welcome, your driver will meet you at the arrivals gate with a name sign in hand. They will then assist you and your loved ones to your pre-selected vehicle while caring for your luggage. During your trip, they would be happy to answer any questions and share local insider tips on what to see and do during your exciting stay in the city. With Welcome, you can be guaranteed a relaxing and comfortable start to your holiday.

Frequently asked questions

Do Rochester airport taxis operate with fixed fares?

Rochester airport taxis do not provide flat-rate fares; they calculate their prices using a taximeter instead. Nonetheless, if you prefer to travel at a fixed competitive price, you can pre-book your private transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Where can I find my Welcome driver?

Finding your driver at Rochester airport is very simple. Your Welcome Pickups chauffeur will be waiting for you outside the arrivals hall with your name-sign in hand. Moreover, the day before you arrive, you will receive an email containing your driver’s name, photo, and phone number, so you know who to expect when you land.

Welcome also has a great mobile application, allowing you to chat with and track your driver in real time.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

No need to worry if your flight is delayed or even if it arrives earlier than expected! All of our Welcome drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, assuring their presence when you land.

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