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Lake Placid to Potsdam bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.25
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Lake Placid to Potsdam

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Lake Placid to Potsdam is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Lake Placid to Potsdam were $30.87.

How long is the bus ride from Lake Placid to Potsdam?

The distance between Lake Placid and Potsdam is approximately 56.29 miles, or 90.56 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Lake Placid to Potsdam?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Lake Placid to Potsdam by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Adirondack Trailways from Lake Placid to Potsdam has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Adirondack Trailways has the most regularly scheduled departures from Lake Placid to Potsdam, with an average of 3 trips per day and 57 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Lake Placid to Potsdam. Of the 3 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Potsdam.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Lake Placid to Potsdam starts at $31.50.

1 carriers offer Lake Placid to Potsdam bus trips

Adirondack Trailways

Book Adirondack Trailways from Lake Placid to Potsdam from $28.25. There are 3 trips per day offered by Adirondack Trailways from Lake Placid to Potsdam and you can expect on average to pay $31.11 for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Potsdam. In Lake Placid, Adirondack Trailways departs to Potsdam from Main St, In Potsdam, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Clarkson University and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Lake Placid to Potsdam takes 2 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to Potsdam in 2 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $31.09 for a weekend trip to Potsdam.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Lake Placid. Most bus trips to Potsdam will depart from:
  • Main St
Bus trips arrive in Potsdam at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Potsdam for trips arriving from Lake Placid:
  • Clarkson University
  • SUNY Potsdam
  • 22 Depot St