There are 3 ways to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid by car, car ferry, bus or towncar

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

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Charlotte, VT
  2. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
  2. Drive from Port Kent, NY to Lake Placid

$10 - $16

1 alternative option

Towncar  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a town car from Burlington Airport to Lake Placid 90.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid is to car ferry and drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid is to towncar which costs $16 - $180 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Burlington Airport (BTV) and Lake Placid is 43 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Burlington Airport (BTV), USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid. However, you can take the drive to Charlotte, VT, take the car ferry to Essex, NY, take the drive to Westport, NY, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Lake Placid, NY. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Burlington, VT, take the car ferry to Port Kent, NY, then take the drive to Lake Placid.

Bus operators
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Burlington Airport to Lake Placid
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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