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There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid by plane, bus, train 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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Fly to Saranac Lake  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Saranac Lake (SLK) ATL - SLK

$218 - $802

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Bus Pandora Bus  •  27h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Albany
  3. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$114 - $170

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Fly to Burlington, Amtrak Thruway  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Burlington (BTV) ATL - BTV
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Fly to Albany, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Albany (ALB) ATL - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$128 - $477

Fly to Plattsburgh, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Plattsburgh (PBG) ATL - PBG
  2. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Westport Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  27h 49m

  1. Take the train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus Greyhound USA  •  28h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$146 - $241

Drive  •  19h 51m

  1. Drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid 1158.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid is to fly which costs $210 - $800 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid. However, there are services departing from Atlanta Arpt, Ga and arriving at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum via Atlanta, Ga, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 50m.

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The distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) and Lake Placid is 929 miles. The road distance is 1158.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid without a car is to bus which takes 27h 7m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs $210 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 27h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Atlanta Airport to Saranac Lake Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 4m and has one stopover.

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Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 929.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and four other airlines fly from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid via Lakewood-Ft Mcpherson Station, Lakewood Station, Pryor Rd Sw@University Ave, Atlanta ,GA, New York, NY, New York - 19 Pike St., Albany, and SUNY Collins Circle - Albany in around 27h 7m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from Atlanta to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Plattsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Plattsburgh via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Plattsburgh via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,400
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,400
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,400
Flights from Atlanta to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Charleston, Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Charlotte, Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Baltimore, Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Charleston, Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Charlotte, Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via Baltimore, Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Saranac Lake via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Plattsburgh via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Westport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
17h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.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 Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid is 1159 miles. It takes approximately 19h 51m to drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Lake Placid.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Saranac Lake Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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