There are 3 ways to get from Montreal to Lake Placid by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Cornwall, ON Montreal
  2. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$34 - $48

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Train, taxi  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take a taxi from Westport Amtrak Station to Lake Placid

$125 - $161

Drive  •  2h 23m

  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 $20 - $29 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 2h 23m.

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The distance between Montreal and Lake Placid is 88 miles. The road distance is 114.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Lake Placid without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 56m and costs $160 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Montreal to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Lake Placid is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Montreal to Lake Placid.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Montreal to Lake Placid via Cornwall, ON and Hogansburg in around 5h 11m.

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 Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Book at
megabus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from Westport Amtrak Station to Lake Placid
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
New England Taxi
Phone
+1 802-598-7254
Website
newenglandtaxi.com

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