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There are 4 ways to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid by bus, car, car ferry 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

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Burlington International Airport to Albany International Airport 7
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$68 - $116

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

2 alternative options

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

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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No, there is no direct bus from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid. However, there are services departing from Burlington International Airport and arriving at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum via Albany Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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

The best way to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Vermont Translines, depart from Burlington International Airport station.

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

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There are 61+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

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

You can take a bus from Burlington Airport (BTV) to Lake Placid via Albany International Airport and Albany Airport in around 10 h.

Bus operators
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Burlington International Airport to Albany International Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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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