There are 3 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Lake George by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$73 - $128

Cheapest option

Train via Saratoga Springs, Ny  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$50 - $101

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Lake George 137.9 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The distance between Poughkeepsie and Lake George is 120 miles. The road distance is 137.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Lake George without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Lake George, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Lake George is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Lake George.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Lake George.
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  • Distance: 120.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Lake George, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Poughkeepsie to Lake George twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230

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