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There are 4 ways to get from Potsdam to Plattsburgh by 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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Drive, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Drive from Potsdam to Cornwall
  2. Take the train from Cornwall to Montréal
  3. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station

$69 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Potsdam, NY to Glens Falls, NY
  2. Take the bus from Glens Falls, Ny to Plattsburgh, Ny 4008

$65 - $117

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Potsdam, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
  3. Take the train from Westport Amtrak Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Potsdam to Plattsburgh 90.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Potsdam to Plattsburgh is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Potsdam to Plattsburgh is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2h 11m.

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The distance between Potsdam and Plattsburgh is 76 miles. The road distance is 90.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Potsdam to Plattsburgh without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 7h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Potsdam to Plattsburgh, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potsdam to Plattsburgh is 91 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Potsdam to Plattsburgh.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Plattsburgh. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Potsdam, NY, USA and Plattsburgh, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Potsdam to Plattsburgh via Glens Falls, NY, Glens Falls, Ny, and Plattsburgh, Ny in around 8h 34m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Cornwall to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$18 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$55 - $80
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Westport Amtrak Station to Plattsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Potsdam, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Potsdam, NY to Glens Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Glens Falls, NY to Plattsburgh, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lake Placid, NY to Westport, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Glens Falls, Ny to Plattsburgh, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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