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

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Bus via Saratoga Springs, Ny  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY Binghamton

$76 - $145

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Glens Falls, NY

$66 - $114

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Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak

$117 - $244

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Lake George 221.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Albany (ALB) ITH - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY - Airport to Glens Falls, NY

$231 - $1,058

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Lake George. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, Ny and arriving at Lake George, NY via Binghamton, NY, Albany, NY and Glens Falls, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Lake George is 157 miles. The road distance is 221.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Lake George without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Ithaca to Lake George, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Lake George bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ithaca, Ny station.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Lake George is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Ithaca to Lake George.

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

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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 Ithaca to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 157.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Lake George via Binghamton, Ny, Binghamton, NY, Schenectady, NY, Schenectady Amtrak, Saratoga Springs Amtrak, Saratoga Springs, Ny, Glens Falls, Ny, and Glens Falls, NY in around 8 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Glens Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY - Airport to Glens Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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