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Duration 8h 15m
Distance 290 miles
Average price $85
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The bus between New York and Lake Placid takes 8h 15m. The bus runs, on average, 5 times per week from New York to Lake Placid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. New York, NY
  2. SUNY Collins Circle - Albany
  3. Lake Placid
7h 50m
$42 - $94

New York to Lake Placid bus times

Buses run five times a week between New York and Lake Placid. The service departs New York at 10:15 in the morning, which arrives into Lake Placid at 18:30. All services require a transfer at Albany (SUNY) and take an average of 8h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Lake Placid. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum via SUNY Collins Circle - Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between New York and Lake Placid is 247 miles. The road distance is 290 miles.

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New York to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum station.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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