There are 8 ways to get from Lake Placid to New York by bus, car ferry, plane, train, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway, car ferry, fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 28 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. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York JFK (JFK) BTV - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$95 - $371

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Albany-Rensselaer to New York, NY

$43 - $100

6 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, car ferry, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  5 h 46 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. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BTV - LGA
  4. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$76 - $320

Amtrak Thruway, car ferry, fly to Newark  •  6 h 8 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. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Newark (EWR) BTV - EWR

$100 - $411

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY 7168
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak to New York Penn Station Adirondack

$45 - $130

Amtrak Thruway, train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station

$73 - $159

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, Ny to New York, Ny

$52 - $145

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  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 5 h 12 min.

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

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The distance between Lake Placid and New York is 395 km. The road distance is 468 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Lake Placid to New York, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Lake Placid to New York. 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 Burlington airport, fly to New York JFK, take the walk to JFK Terminal 4, take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, then take the train to New York. Alternatively, 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 Burlington airport, fly to New York La Guardia, take the walk to Lga/Terminal B, take the bus to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the walk to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, then take the subway to New York.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Burlington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Westport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
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 Westport Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Westport Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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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