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There are 10 ways to get from Toronto to Lake Placid by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Kingston
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Cornwall, ON
  3. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$92 - $157

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Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Cornwall, ON 8 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$50 - $73

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Train, bus via Syracuse, NY  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Syracuse
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Canton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Canton, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$118 - $223

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Lake Placid 342.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  3. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$124 - $388

Fly Toronto to Kingston, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Kingston (YGK) YYZ - YGK
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Cornwall, ON
  3. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$179 - $686

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Fly Toronto to Ottawa, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YYZ - YOW
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  3. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

$131 - $375

Fly Toronto to Montreal, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus to Hamilton, fly to Montreal, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Montreal (YUL) YHM - YUL
  3. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Lake Placid is 438 km. The road distance is 548.3 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Lake Placid without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 3 min and costs $150 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Toronto to Lake Placid, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Lake Placid is 548 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Toronto to Lake Placid.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa 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 Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to line 509 tram which takes 12 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Lake Placid.
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  • Distance: 273.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Lake Placid, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Lake Placid via Cornwall, ON and Hogansburg in around 8 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamilton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Train from Toronto to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
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 Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 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
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, Ontario to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Book at
megabus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hogansburg to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Canton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Canton, NY to Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
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
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit

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