There are 4 ways to get from Albany to Lake George by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak Adirondack / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak to Lake George

$65 - $103

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny 4008
  2. Take the bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake George, NY Adt 0119

$22 - $42

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Glens Falls, NY Adt 0129 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake George, NY Adt 0119

$26 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Lake George 57.6 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Lake George. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Lake George, NY via Glens Falls, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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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 train and taxi which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Albany to Lake George, including transfers.

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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 1 h 4 min to drive from Albany to Lake George.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $67 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: 1 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Albany to Lake George via Glens Falls, NY in around 2 h 45 min.

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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Glens Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak to Lake George
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Queensbury Taxi
Phone
+1 518-761-1234
Glens Falls Capitaland Taxi
Phone
+1 518-793-0000
Tri County Cab, Inc
Phone
+1 518-792-1234

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