There are 6 ways to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls 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  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak Ethan Allen Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$119 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Glens Falls, Ny to Albany, Ny 4007
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 4175

$55 - $123

4 alternative options

Bus via Albany, NY  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Glens Falls, NY to Albany, NY Adt 0129 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY Albany

$74 - $115

Bus, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Glens Falls, Ny to Albany, Ny
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny 277
  3. Take the train from Utica to Niagara Falls Station

$78 - $206

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lake George to Niagara Falls 325 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Glens Falls, NY to Albany, NY - Airport
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Buffalo (BUF) ALB - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$75 - $427

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Lake George and Niagara Falls is 271 miles. The road distance is 325 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lake George to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Lake George, NY and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Glens Falls, Ny, Albany, Ny and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 32 min.

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There are 489+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 271.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Lake George to Niagara Falls via Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak and Schenectady Amtrak in around 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lake George to Niagara Falls via Glens Falls, NY, Glens Falls, Ny, Albany, Ny, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 10 h 32 min.

Airlines
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Albany to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
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 Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 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
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Utica Boehlert Transportation Center to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Utica to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
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 Glens Falls, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Albany, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Glens Falls, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Glens Falls, NY to Albany, NY - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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