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There are 8 ways to get from New York to Lake Placid by plane, car, train or bus

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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Fly from Newark, drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ft. Myers (RSW) EWR - RSW
  2. Drive from Ft. Myers to Lake Placid

$114 - $779

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Fly from New York La Guardia, drive  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ft. Myers (RSW) LGA - RSW
  2. Drive from Ft. Myers to Lake Placid

$102 - $382

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Fly from New York JFK, drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ft. Myers (RSW) JFK - RSW
  2. Drive from Ft. Myers to Lake Placid

$146 - $483

Train  •  23h 59m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Sebring Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$244 - $570

Bus Atlanta Tours Inc  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL Atlanta Tours
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lake Placid 3799

$117 - $125

Bus Lacubanabus  •  27h 19m

  1. Take the bus from New York to West Palm Beach, FL Direct route
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Lake Placid 3790

$183 - $190

Train, bus  •  27h 47m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Lakeland Amtrak Station Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Placid 3799

$173 - $480

Drive  •  19h 53m

  1. Drive from New York to Lake Placid 1184.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Lake Placid is to bus which costs $115 - $125 and takes 25h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Lake Placid is to fly and drive which costs $110 - $800 and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Lake Placid. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Lake Placid via Tampa, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 8m.

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The distance between New York and Lake Placid is 1025 miles. The road distance is 1184.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Lake Placid without a car is to train which takes 23h 59m and costs $240 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from New York to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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New York to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Atlanta Tours Inc, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to Lake Placid is to train which takes 23h 59m and costs $240 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $115 - $125 and takes 25h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Ft. Myers Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 6m.

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New York to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lake Placid station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 1024.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Lake Placid, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York to Lake Placid twice daily. Tickets cost $150 - $460 and the journey takes 23h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Lake Placid via Tampa, FL and Tampa, Fl in around 25h 8m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,900
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
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 New York Penn Station to Sebring Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Train from New York Penn Station to Lakeland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Atlanta Tours Inc
Bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Lake Placid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Lake Placid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Placid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
bus
Bus from New York to West Palm Beach, FL
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Lake Placid is 1185 miles. It takes approximately 19h 53m to drive from New York to Lake Placid.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Ft. Myers Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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