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There are 9 ways to get from Lake Placid to New York by car, car ferry, plane, bus, taxi or train

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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Drive, car ferry to Burlington, fly to New York JFK  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Lake Placid to Port Kent, NY
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  3. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York JFK (JFK) BTV - JFK

$101 - $377

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Albany

$53 - $104

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Drive, car ferry to Burlington, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Lake Placid to Port Kent, NY
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  3. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BTV - LGA

$82 - $326

Drive, car ferry to Burlington, fly to Newark  •  5h 34m

  1. Drive from Lake Placid to Port Kent, NY
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  3. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Newark (EWR) BTV - EWR

$119 - $423

Bus to Albany, fly to Newark  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum to Albany Airport
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR

$225 - $467

Taxi, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Lake Placid to Westport Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Adirondack

$143 - $245

Bus, train  •  8h 13m

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

$59 - $128

Bus via W 4 St  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...

$55 - $119

Drive  •  5h 12m

  1. Drive from Lake Placid to New York 292.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Placid to New York is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Placid to New York is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lake Placid to New York. However, there are services departing from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority via Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Lake Placid and New York is 247 miles. The road distance is 292.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Lake Placid to New York without a car is to taxi and train which takes 7h 8m and costs $140 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Lake Placid to New York, including transfers.

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Lake Placid to New York bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum station.

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The quickest flight from Burlington Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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Lake Placid to New York bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Placid to New York is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5h 12m to drive from Lake Placid to New York.

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  • Distance: 246.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Lake Placid to New York via Albany, NY in around 8h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Burlington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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 Westport Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum to Albany Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
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Bus from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum to Saratoga Springs, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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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.

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
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lake Placid to Westport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Burlington Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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