The Plattsburgh - Adirondack Coast region is well connected by almost every mode of transportation and travel.
Interstate 87 runs north and south through Plattsburgh, connecting with other interstates just a couple of hours south, and with major Canadian highways just to the north.
Drive time from the Plattsburgh-Adirondack Coast region to:
Montreal, QC: 1 hour
Lake Placid, NY: 1 hour
Burlington, VT: 1 hour
Ottawa, ON: 1.5 hours
Albany, NY: 2.5 hours
Quebec City, QC: 3.5 hours
Watertown, NY: 3.5 hours
Boston, MA: 4 hours
New York, NY: 5.5 hours
Philadelphia, PA: 6.5 hours
Buffalo, NY: 7 hours
Air access is abundant and getting even better! We are served by three major airports - Plattsburgh International right here, and Burlington and Trudeau about one hour's drive away.
Did You Know?
Plattsburgh International Airport offers travelers international access via direct flights from Plattsburgh to Washington-Dulles in D.C. courtesy of United Express.
With these airports, you have a variety of choices and ready access to almost every part of North America and the world.
We are on the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway between Montreal and New York City, which includes daily Amtrak service in both directions. Amtrak’s Adirondack Line affords passengers access to the entirety of the Plattsburgh - Adirondack Coast region for a short-day trip or a longer vacation with daily stops in: Ticonderoga, NY; Port Henry, NY; Rouses Point, NY; Westport, NY; St-Lambert, QC; Port Kent, NY; and Montreal, QC.
You can go next door into Montreal and connect with rail service across Canada and even take a cruise ship out of the Port of Montreal.
The Plattsburgh-Adirondack Coast region is also well-connected to Vermont via the Lake Champlain Ferries which serve Grand Isle, VT to Plattsburgh, NY; Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY; and Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY. Passengers can take one of these ferries by car, bike, or on foot.
Or you can take your boat all the way down the Hudson River and beyond via Lake Champlain and the Champlain Canal, or all the way up the St. Lawrence River in Quebec via the Chambly Canal.