There are 7 ways to get from Chattanooga to Lake Placid by plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly Chattanooga to Burlington, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 51 min

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

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Fly Chattanooga to Plattsburgh, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Plattsburgh (PBG) CHA - PBG
  2. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Burlington, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Burlington (BTV) ATL - BTV
  3. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus NYTN Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga, TN to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus Wanda Coach, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St.
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus Greyhound USA, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  30 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Saratoga Springs, Ny
  4. Take the train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  5. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Drive  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Lake Placid 1083 miles

$100 - $160

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The distance between Chattanooga and Lake Placid is 881 miles. The road distance is 1083 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Lake Placid without a car is to bus and train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 23 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Chattanooga to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Burlington Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Lake Placid is 1083 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 27 min to drive from Chattanooga to Lake Placid.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chattanooga Airport to Burlington Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Chattanooga Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 881.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chattanooga to Lake Placid. However, you can take the taxi to Chattanooga airport, fly to Burlington, 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. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Chattanooga airport, fly to Plattsburgh, take the taxi to Plattsburgh Amtrak, take the train to Westport Amtrak, take the walk to Westport, NY, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Lake Placid.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Atlanta, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Plattsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Plattsburgh via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burlington via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,400
Flights from Atlanta to Burlington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,400
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 Plattsburgh Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus 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
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from Chattanooga, TN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chattanooga to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from New York, Ny to Saratoga Springs, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.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

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