To Lake Placid, NY Northwood School
From New York City and New Jersey
Take the NY State Thruway (I-87) north to the Adirondack Northway (Exit 24 in Albany). Follow 87 to Exit 30. Pick up Rt. 9 north and follow it for two miles to Rt. 73. Continue on 73 for 28 miles to Lake Placid area. From NYC: 5 hrs, Albany: 2 1/2 hrs.
Take Route 15 south to Champlain Crossing, connecting with I-87 south. Take Exit 34 west, following Route 9N, then follow Route 86 to the Whiteface Mountain/Lake Placid area. Drive time: 2 hours.
Take routes south to the Cornwall Bridge. Pick up Route 37 east to Malone. Follow Route 30 south to Paul Smiths and pick up Route 86. Follow Route 86 and continue to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. Drive time: 3 hours.
From Boston, Springfield, Hartford
Take Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Albany. Pick up I-787 north to Cohoes. Connect with Route 7 west to I-87 north. Follow I-87 (Northway) to Exit 30, then use final directions above: “From New York City…” Drive time from Boston: 5 hours.
From Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Points West
Take I-90 (NY State Thruway) east to Exit 36 (Syracuse). Pick up I-81 north and follow to Watertown. Take Route 3 and follow it east to Saranac Lake, then follow Route 86 East to Lake Placid. Drive times: From Buffalo: 5 1/2 hours; Rochester: 4 1/2 hours; Syracuse: 3 1/2 hours.
Take the Garden State Parkway North until it becomes the NY State Thruway. Take I-87 N/I-90 East Exit#24 towards Albany/Montreal. Merge onto the NY State Thruway. The NY State Thruway becomes I-87 North. Take I-87 NORTH Exit#1N towards Albany International Airport/Montreal. Take the NY State Thruway (I-87) North to the Adirondack Northway (Exit 24 in Albany. Follow I-87 to Exit 30. Pick up Rt. 9 North and follow it for two miles to Rt. 73. Continue on 73 for 28 miles to Lake Placid Area. Drive time: 6 hours, 45 minutes.
From Washington DC
Take I-895 to the Harbor Tunnel Thruway. Harbor Tunnel Thruway becomes I-95 North. Take the I-295 exit towards New Jersey Turnpike/Del Mem Br/NJ-NY. Keep right at the first fork in the ramp. Keep left at the second fork in the ramp. Stay straight to go onto I-295. Merge onto New Jersey Turnpike North. Take the Garden State Parkway North Exit#11 towards Woodbridge. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto the Garden State Parkway North. Take the Garden State Parkway North until it becomes the NY State Thruway. Take I-87 N/I-90 East Exit#24 towards Albany/Montreal. The NY State Thruway becomes I-87 North. Take I-87 NORTH Exit#1N towards Albany International Airport/Montreal. Take the NY State Thruway (I-87) North to the Adirondack Northway (Exit 24 in Albany. Follow I-87 to Exit 30. Pick up Rt. 9 North and follow it for two miles to Rt. 73. Continue on 73 for 28 miles to Lake Placid Area. Drive time: 8 hours, 58 minutes.
International Airports of New York
Albany International Airport – ALB.
Buffalo Niagara International Airport – BUF.
Elmira/Corning Regional Airport – ELM
Islip – Macarthur Airport – ISP
New York JFK International Airport – JFK
New York La Guardia Airport – LGA
Niagara Falls International Airport – IAG
Rochester International Airport – ROC
Syracuse – Hancock Intl. Airport – SYR
International Airports of New Jerseyl
Newark International Airport (NJ).
International Airports of Canada
Ottawa International Airport – YOW
Montreal (Dorval), Quebec, Canada (CA) – YUL
Montreal (Mirabel), Quebec, Canada (CA) – YMX
Clinton County Airport – Plattsburgh
Airline serving Adirondack Regional Airport
Continental Connection – Continental Airlines – 800-525-0280
Air Canada 800-776-3000
America West Airlines 800-235-9292
American Airlines 800-433-7300
American TransAir 800-225-2995
Continental Airlines 800-525-0280
Delta Airlines 800-221-1212
Hawaiian Airlines 800-367-5320
JetBlue Airways 800-JETBLUE
Midway Airlines 800-446-4392
Midwest Express 800-452-2022
New England Airlines 800-243-2460
North American Airlines 888-669-6649
Northwest Airlines 800-225-2525
Southwest Airlines 800-435-9792
Spirit Airlines 800-772-7117
Sun Country 800-359-5786
United Airlines 800-241-6522
U.S Airways 800-428-4322
Vanguard Airlines 800-826-4827
Recommended Bus Companies
Adirondack Trailways 800-858-8555
Pine Hill Trailways 800-225-6815
Additional Bus Companies
Greyhound 800 229-9424
Coach USA 800-717-5217
Chenango Valley Bus Lines 800-647-6471
Bonanza Bus Line 888-751-8800
C and J Trailways 800-258-7111
Arrow Line 800-243-9560
Starr Tours 800-782-7703
Paul Revere Transportation 877-978-6877
Metropolitan Shuttle 866-556-3545
Blue Bird Coach USA 800-327-8687