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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Lake George by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY

$43 - $120

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Train, bus via Saratoga Springs Amtrak  •  8 h 42 min

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

$77 - $163

Train, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Lake George, NY

$61 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Lake George 224.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly to Albany, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY

$199 - $451

Fly to Saranac Lake, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Saranac Lake (SLK) BOS - SLK
  2. Take the bus from Saranac Lake to Lake George, NY

$107 - $200

Fly to Massena, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS
  2. Take the bus from Massena, NY to Lake George, NY

$117 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Lake George is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Lake George is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Lake George. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Lake George, NY via State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Boston and Lake George is 154 miles. The road distance is 224.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Lake George without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Boston to Lake George, including transfers.

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Boston to Lake George bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Boston 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 Boston to Lake George is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Boston to Lake George.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 154.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Lake George via Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, and Albany, NY in around 7 h 9 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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 Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saranac Lake to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Massena, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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