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There are 3 ways to get from Albany to Lake George by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY

$18 - $65

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Albany to Lake George 57.6 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Lake George is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Lake George is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Lake George, NY. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Albany and Lake George is 54 miles. The road distance is 57.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Lake George without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs $18 - $65.

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The bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Albany to Lake George bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Albany, NY station.

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Albany to Lake George bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Lake George, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Lake George is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Albany to Lake George.

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There are 144+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 53.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Lake George, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Albany to Lake George twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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