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There are 5 ways to get from Connecticut to Lake George by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Amtrak, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY

$67 - $151

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Train, bus via Lenox, MA  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
  2. Take the bus from Waterbury, CT to Lenox, MA
  3. Take the bus from Lenox, MA to Albany, NY
  4. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY

$56 - $128

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY

$56 - $138

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Lake George 195 miles

$19 - $28

Train, fly, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY

$225 - $493

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The cheapest way to get from Connecticut to Lake George is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Connecticut to Lake George is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Connecticut to Lake George. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport, Ct and arriving at Lake George, NY via New York, NY and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Connecticut and Lake George is 133 miles. The road distance is 195 miles.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to Lake George without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Connecticut to Lake George, including transfers.

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Connecticut to Lake George bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bridgeport, Ct station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Connecticut 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 Connecticut to Lake George is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Connecticut to Lake George.

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Map of how to get from Connecticut to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 133.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Bridgeport to Lake George via New York, Ny, New York, NY, and Albany, NY in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$11 - $16
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
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 Yonkers Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Book at
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Waterbury, CT to Lenox, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Lenox, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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