There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$89 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 31 min

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

$51 - $105

3 alternative options

Bus via Howard Beach - JFK Airport  •  8 h 30 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 / ...

$60 - $132

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George 222.2 miles

$21 - $35

Train, fly, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  4. Take the bus from Albany, NY - Airport to Glens Falls, NY
  5. Take the bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake George, NY

$230 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lake George is 193 miles. The road distance is 222.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Lake George, NY via New York, Ny, Albany, Ny and Glens Falls, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Lake George, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lake George via New York, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, Glens Falls, Ny, and Glens Falls, NY in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
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
Bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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