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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Lake Placid by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Map of how to get from Boston to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 199 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

Cape Air flies from Boston to Lake Placid 3 times a day.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Avg. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Green Mountain Transit
Phone
(802) 864-2282
Website
ridegmt.com
Bus from National Life to Lakeside Avenue Park & Ride
Avg. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ridegmt.com
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

How far is it from Boston to Lake Placid?

The distance between Boston and Lake Placid is 318 km. The road distance is 412 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Lake Placid?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $30 and takes 5 hours 20 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Lake Placid?

The quickest way to get from Boston to Lake Placid is to fly which takes 3 hours 22 minutes and costs $160.

How long does it take to get from Boston to Lake Placid?

It takes approximately 3 hours 22 minutes to get from Boston to Lake Placid, including transfers.