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There are 7 ways to get from Lake George to New York by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via East St & Herrick St  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$60 - $151

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany

$43 - $109

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Bus, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY
  2. Take the train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to New York Penn Station Ethan Allen Express / ...

$48 - $114

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...

$43 - $119

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Lake George to New York 212.9 miles

$20 - $30

Bus, fly to Newark  •  4 h 16 min

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

$214 - $471

Bus, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Albany Airport
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Philadelphia (PHL) ALB - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$269 - $711

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The cheapest way to get from Lake George to New York is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake George to New York is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lake George to New York. However, there are services departing from Lake George, NY and arriving at New York, NY via Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Lake George and New York is 188 miles. The road distance is 212.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Lake George to New York without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Lake George to New York, including transfers.

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Lake George to New York bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Lake George, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake George to New York is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Lake George to New York.

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  • Distance: 187.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Lake George to New York via Albany, NY in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake George, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake George, NY to Albany Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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.

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 Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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