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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Plattsburgh by bus, car ferry, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus, car ferry  •  6h 30m

  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  •  10h 20m

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

$77 - $189

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Boston to Plattsburgh 296.8 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, taxi  •  4h 27m

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

$202 - $323

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

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

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Plattsburgh station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Plattsburgh Amtrak Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

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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 10h 20m and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m 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 1h 39m.

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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 5h 10m to drive from Boston to Plattsburgh.

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

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 Station in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
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 Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
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 Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
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
Bus operators
Megabus
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saranac Lake to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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 37+ 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 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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