There are 5 ways to get from Cleveland to Lake Placid by plane, car ferry, bus, train 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

Fly to Saranac Lake  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Saranac Lake (SLK) CLE - SLK

$218 - $862

4 alternative options

Fly to Burlington, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 25 min

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

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204
  4. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Saratoga Springs, Ny
  5. Take the train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  6. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Lake Placid 528.4 miles

$50 - $75

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

JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and three other airlines fly from Cleveland to Lake Placid every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via Reagan Washington, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via Reagan Washington, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Saranac Lake via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Burlington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Room
$300 - $420
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Saratoga Springs, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cleveland and Lake Placid is 700 km. The road distance is 846 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Lake Placid is to fly which takes 6 h 44 min and costs $210 - $900.

It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Cleveland to Lake Placid, including transfers.