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

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY 7169

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Bus Greyhound USA, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Saratoga Springs, Ny
  2. Take the train from Saratoga Springs Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus Trailways New York, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Lake Placid 299.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly from New York JFK, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 54 min

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

Fly from New York La Guardia, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 15 min

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

Subway to Newark, fly, drive, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  3. Drive from Burlington to Charlotte, VT
  4. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  5. Drive from Essex, NY to Westport, NY
  6. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Queens and Lake Placid is 250 miles. The road distance is 299.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Lake Placid without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 8 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Queens to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Lake Placid is 300 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Queens to Lake Placid.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK 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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The best way to get from Queens to New York JFK Airport is to AirTrain which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 250.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

What companies run services between Queens, NY, USA and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Queens to Lake Placid. However, you can take the train to Penn Station, take the walk 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 Queens to Lake Placid via 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Saratoga Springs, Ny, Saratoga Springs Amtrak, Westport Amtrak, and Westport, NY in around 10 h 19 min.

Airlines
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
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 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 Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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.

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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
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 Saratoga Springs, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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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