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

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Bus, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h

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

2 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY 7169

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Lake Placid 114.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Lake Placid is 140 km. The road distance is 182.5 km.

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

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

There is no direct connection from Montreal to Lake Placid. However, you can take the bus to Burlingt Transit Ctr, take the drive to Charlotte, VT, take the car ferry to Essex, NY, take the drive to Westport, NY, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Lake Placid, NY. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Montreal to Lake Placid via Westport Amtrak and Westport, NY in around 5 h 54 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 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
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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