There are 3 ways to get from Lake Placid to Montreal by bus, car ferry, train or car

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Amtrak Thruway, car ferry, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
  2. Take the car ferry from Essex, NY to Charlotte, VT
  3. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq

$22 - $50

2 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY 7168
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak to Montreal Central Station Adirondack

$30 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lake Placid to Montreal 114.3 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Placid to Montreal is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Placid to Montreal is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $15 - $22.

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The distance between Lake Placid and Montreal is 140 km. The road distance is 183 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Lake Placid to Montreal, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Lake Placid, NY, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Lake Placid to Montreal. However, you can take the Amtrak Thruway to Westport, NY, take the drive to Essex, NY, take the car ferry to Charlotte, VT, take the drive to Burlingt Transit Ctr, then take the bus to Montreal, Pq. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lake Placid to Montreal via Westport, NY and Westport Amtrak in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Westport Amtrak to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Essex, NY to Charlotte, VT
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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