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

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Bus, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$83 - $199

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...

$52 - $148

3 alternative options

Bus via Rainbow Blvd & 1st St  •  10 h 34 min

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

$65 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lake George to Niagara Falls 325 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly  •  8 h 6 min

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

$161 - $818

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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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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 Albany Bus Terminal, Albany, Ny and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 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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The best way to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 11 min and costs $80 - $200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Lake George to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake George to Niagara Falls is 325 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Lake George to Niagara Falls.

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Map of how to get from Lake George to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 271.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Lake George to Niagara Falls via Albany, NY, Albany Bus Terminal, State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station, Albany, Ny, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 9 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Albany to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albany to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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 Schenectady Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
3 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$70 - $110
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake George, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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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 Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake George, NY to Albany Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $65
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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 Albany, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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

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There are 468+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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