There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Plattsburgh by bus, car ferry, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Downtown Transit Center Burlington
  2. Take the car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY

$31 - $49

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Train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Plattsburgh Amtrak Adirondack

$77 - $189

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Plattsburgh 296.8 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Saranac Lake, taxi  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Saranac Lake (SLK) BOS - SLK
  2. Take a taxi from Saranac Lake to Plattsburgh

$202 - $330

Fly to Lebanon, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Lebanon (LEB) BOS - LEB
  2. Take the bus from White River Jct, Vt to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY

$97 - $264

Fly to Montreal, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak

$126 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Plattsburgh is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Plattsburgh is to fly and taxi which costs $200 - $330 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Plattsburgh. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Plattsburgh Amtrak via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Boston and Plattsburgh is 202 miles. The road distance is 296.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Plattsburgh without a car is to train which takes 10 h 15 min and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Boston to Plattsburgh, including transfers.

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Boston to Plattsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Saranac Lake Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 39 min.

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Boston to Plattsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Plattsburgh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Plattsburgh is 297 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Boston to Plattsburgh.

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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Boston to Plattsburgh via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Boston to Lebanon
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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 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 Plattsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Montreal Central Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Megabus
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 White River Jct, Vt to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saranac Lake to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Saranac Lake Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Plattsburgh. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $20.

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