There are 10 ways to get from Toronto to Lake Placid by train, bus, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

9 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, Amtrak Thruway  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kirkland, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady, Ny 220 / ...
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Train, Amtrak Thruway via Schenectady  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Schenectady
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Lake Placid 342.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Toronto Island to Montreal, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Toronto Island (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 Montreal, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 25 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

Fly Toronto Island to Ottawa, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  3. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

Fly Toronto to Ottawa, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 7 min

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

Fly Toronto Island to Montreal St. Hubert, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Montreal St. Hubert (YHU) YTZ - YHU
  2. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY

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

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Lake Placid. However, you can take the train to Montréal, take the walk to Montreal Central 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 Toronto to Lake Placid via Kirkland, PQ, Montreal, PQ, Montreal, Pq, Burlingt Transit Ctr, Charlotte, VT, Essex, NY, and Westport, NY in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
Pascan Aviation
Website
pascan.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal St. Hubert
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $190
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $350
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 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
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 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
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Toronto, On to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Toronto and Lake Placid is 438 km. The road distance is 548 km.

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Lake Placid is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Toronto to Lake Placid is to drive which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $55 - $85.

It takes approximately 11 h 46 min to get from Toronto to Lake Placid, including transfers.