There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Saranac Lake by plane, car ferry, car, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from New York JFK, car ferry, drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. JFK - BTV

$97 - $375

Cheapest option

Fly from New York La Guardia, car ferry, drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. LGA - BTV

$82 - $327

5 alternative options

Fly from Newark, car ferry, drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. EWR - BTV

$117 - $427

Bus, taxi  •  8 h 17 min

  1. 4008 / ...

$175 - $264

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Adirondack
  2. 7169

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 48 min

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. 296.1 miles

$29 - $45

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

There is no direct connection from Manhattan to Saranac Lake. However, you can take the subway to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, take the walk to Station D Jamaica Station, take the train to Terminal 4, take the walk to New York JFK airport, fly to Burlington, take the drive to Burlington, VT, take the car ferry to Port Kent, NY, then take the drive to Saranac Lake. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the walk to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the bus to Lga/Terminal B, take the walk to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Burlington, take the drive to Burlington, VT, take the car ferry to Port Kent, NY, then take the drive to Saranac Lake.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 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
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com
Other operators
Taxi from Plattsburgh, Ny to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Dunwright Taxi
Phone
+1 802-557-2461

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Saranac Lake is 395 km. The road distance is 474 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Saranac Lake is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Saranac Lake is to drive which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $29 - $45.

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Manhattan to Saranac Lake, including transfers.