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

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$83 - $158

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny 4008

$35 - $82

3 alternative options

Bus via Albany, NY  •  7 h 12 min

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

$54 - $92

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Lake George 206.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY - Airport to Glens Falls, NY

$222 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Lake George is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Lake George is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Lake George. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Lake George, NY via Glens Falls, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Lake George is 184 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Lake George without a car is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $80 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Manhattan to Lake George, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Lake George bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Lake George is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $80 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 184.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Manhattan to Lake George twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Manhattan to Lake George hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h. Trailways New York also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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.

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 New York, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Glens Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Glens Falls, 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 - Airport to Glens Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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