There are 2 ways to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid by train, bus or car

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY 7169

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid 134.4 miles

$13 - $19

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The distance between Albany Airport (ALB) and Lake Placid is 107 miles. The road distance is 134.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid.

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Map of how to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 107 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Albany Airport (ALB), USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Albany Airport (ALB) to Lake Placid. However, you can take the bus to Saratoga Springs, NY, take the walk to Saratoga Springs Amtrak, take the train to Westport Amtrak, take the walk to Westport, NY, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Lake Placid, NY. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Placid.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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