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There are 4 ways to get from Cleveland to Lake George by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY

$91 - $132

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Bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY

$93 - $175

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Lake George 497.8 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Albany (ALB) CLE - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY

$168 - $868

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Lake George is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Lake George is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $900 and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Lake George. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Lake George, NY via Buffalo, NY and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 40m.

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The distance between Cleveland and Lake George is 430 miles. The road distance is 497.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Lake George without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 14m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 11h 14m to get from Cleveland to Lake George, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Lake George bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Cleveland to Lake George bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Lake George, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Lake George is 498 miles. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from Cleveland to Lake George.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 430.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 14m

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Lake George, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Cleveland to Lake George via Buffalo, Ny, Buffalo, NY, and Albany, NY in around 14h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $65
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trailwaysny.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 Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to bus which takes 41m and costs $3.

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