There are 3 ways to get from Burlington to Lake George by car ferry, train, bus or car

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

Car ferry, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak Adirondack

$72 - $119

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
  2. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny 4007

$35 - $68

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Burlington to Lake George 91.4 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The distance between Burlington and Lake George is 77 miles. The road distance is 91.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Burlington to Lake George, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burlington to Lake George is 91 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Burlington to Lake George.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Burlington to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 77.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Burlington, VT, USA and Lake George, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Burlington to Lake George. However, you can take the drive to Charlotte, VT, take the car ferry to Essex, NY, take the drive to Westport Amtrak, take the train to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak, then take the taxi to Lake George. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Burlington to Lake George via Burlington, VT, Port Kent, NY, Plattsburgh, Ny, Glens Falls, Ny, and Glens Falls, NY in around 5 h 58 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Westport Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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

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