There are 7 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

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Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 286
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Saratoga Springs, Ny
  4. Take the train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  5. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid 324.4 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Newark, fly, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  3. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Train to New York JFK, fly, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burlington (BTV) JFK - BTV
  3. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Train to New York La Guardia, fly, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Burlington (BTV) LGA - BTV
  3. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Burlington (BTV) PHL - BTV
  4. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  5. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Lake Placid is 277 miles. The road distance is 324.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 9 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Burlington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Lake Placid is 324 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Burlington Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Lake Placid. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 277.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid. However, you can take the train to New York Penn Station, take the train to Westport Amtrak, take the walk to Westport, NY, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Lake Placid, NY. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Princeton Junction to Lake Placid via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, Saratoga Springs, Ny, Saratoga Springs Amtrak, Westport Amtrak, and Westport, NY in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.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 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 Saratoga Springs, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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