There are 9 ways to get from New York to Potsdam by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$60 - $90

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Train, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$75 - $195

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from New York to Potsdam 349.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Newark to Montreal, train, drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Montreal (YUL) EWR - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Cornwall
  3. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$142 - $377

Fly New York La Guardia to Montreal, train, drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL) LGA - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Cornwall
  3. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$120 - $348

Fly Newark to Burlington, bus, train, drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Cornwall
  4. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$154 - $527

Fly Newark to Ottawa, bus, drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Johnstown, ON
  3. Drive from Johnstown, ON to Potsdam

$147 - $409

Fly New York JFK to Burlington, bus, train, drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burlington (BTV) JFK - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Cornwall
  4. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$134 - $477

Fly New York La Guardia to Ottawa, bus, drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ottawa (YOW) LGA - YOW
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Johnstown, ON
  3. Drive from Johnstown, ON to Potsdam

$125 - $460

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority and arriving at Potsdam, NY - SUNY. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between New York and Potsdam is 278 miles. The road distance is 349.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Potsdam without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Potsdam, NY - SUNY takes 9 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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New York to Potsdam bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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New York to Potsdam bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Potsdam, NY - SUNY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Potsdam is 349 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to drive from New York to Potsdam.

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United Airlines, Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Potsdam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 278.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Potsdam, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from New York to Potsdam twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
Train from Dorval to Cornwall
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Montréal to Cornwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Johnstown, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$24 - $35

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