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There are 8 ways to get from Queens to Lake Placid by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 51 min

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

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Night bus, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny 4040
  2. Take the bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$49 - $98

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Train, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$61 - $133

Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY New York
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$55 - $116

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 57 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 16 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

Train, train to Newark, fly, drive, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  4. Drive from Burlington to Charlotte, VT
  5. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  6. Drive from Essex, NY to Westport, NY
  7. 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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No, there is no direct bus from Queens to Lake Placid. However, there are services departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 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 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Queens to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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Queens to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Burlington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Queens to Lake Placid bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum station.

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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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  • Distance: 250.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

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

You can take a bus from Queens to Lake Placid via 6 Av/W 44 St, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Albany, NY in around 10 h 1 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 22 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 19 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Westport Amtrak Station
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 New York Penn Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Glens Falls, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
Night bus from New York, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Burlington Airport.

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There are 63+ 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 $5.

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