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Old Forge, NY (Section 1)

Plane/Car

Watertown International Airport

•  Address:      NYS Route 12F
                     22529 Airport Drive
                     Dexter, NY 13634 

•  Phone:    (315) 639-3809

•  Website:    http://watertowninternational.com/

•  Car Rental: There is no car rental at the airport, but car rentals are available in Watertown. Make advance reservations and plans.

•  Distance:    2 hours from Old Forge

Griffiss International Airport

•  Address:     592 Hangar Road
                      Rome, NY 13441

•  Website:   http://ocgov.net/oneida/airport

•  Car Rental:   There is an Avis Rent-A-Car at the airport

•  Distance:   1.5 hours from Old Forge

Syracuse Hancock International Airport

•  Located in Syracuse, NY

•  Phone: (315) 454-4330

•  Website:  http://www.syrairport.org/

•  Car Rental: Multiple care rental services available at airport

•  Distance: 2 hours from Old Forge

Saranac Lake, NY (Section 2/3)

Bus

Adirondack Trailways

•  Phone:    (800) 776-7548 

•  Email:  info@trailwaysny.com 

•  Website:   http://www.trailwaysny.com/

•  Terminal is located at The Hotel Saranac in downtown Saranac Lake

Plane/Car

Plattsburgh International Airport

•  Address:  42 Airport Lane, Plattsburgh NY

•  Website:    http://www.flyplattsburgh.com/

•  Car Rental: Hertz rentals at airport

•  Distance: 1.5 hours from Saranac Lake Village

Adirondack Regional Airport

•  Address:96 Airport Road, Saranac Lake, NY 12983  

•  Website: http://www.saranaclake.com/airport

•  Car Rental: Hertz and Enterprise rental services are available at airport

•  Distance: 20min. from Saranac Lake Village

Plattsburgh, NY (Section 3/4)

Train

Amtrak

•  Website: www.amtrak.com

•  Located at Bridge and Dock Streets

Bus

Greyhound

•  Phone:  518-563-1480

•  Website:  www.greyhound.com

•  Terminal located at America’s Best Value Inn (19 Booth Drive)

New York Trailways

•  Phone:    (800) 776-7548

•  Email:  info@trailwaysny.com

•  Website:   http://www.trailwaysny.com/

•  Terminal located at America’s Best Value Inn (19 Booth Drive)

Plane

Plattsburgh International Airport

•  Address:  42 Airport Lane, Plattsburgh NY

•  Website:    http://www.flyplattsburgh.com/

•  Car Rental: Hertz rentals at airport

Swanton, VT (Section 4)

Train

Amtrak

•  DOES NOT SERVICE SWANTON—train comes into Saint Albans

•  Website: www.amtrak.com

•  Car Rental: Enterprise Rent-A-Car is located 1.2 miles from train station at 16 Swanton Rd.

•  Distance: 15min. from Swanton

Plane/Car

Montreal-Trudeau Airport

•  Website: www.admtl.com

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental services available at airport

•  Distance: 1.5 hours from Swanton

Burlington International Airport

•  Address:  1200 Airport Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403

•  Website: http://www.burlingtonintlairport.com/

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental services are available at the airport

•  Distance: 45min. from Swanton

Plattsburgh International Airport

•  Address:  42 Airport Lane, Plattsburgh NY

•  Website:    http://www.flyplattsburgh.com/

•  Car Rental: Hertz rentals at airport

•  Distance: 1 hr. 15min. from Swanton

Richford, VT (Section 5)

Train

Amtrak

•  DOES NOT SERVICE RICHFORD—train comes into Saint Albans

•  Website: www.amtrak.com

•  Car Rental: Enterprise Rent-A-Car is located 1.2 miles from train station at 16 Swanton Rd.

•  Distance: 1 hour from Richford

Plane/Car

Montreal-Trudeau Airport

•  Website: www.admtl.com

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental services available at airport

•  Distance: 2 hours from Richford

Burlington International Airport

•  Address:  1200 Airport Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403

•  Website: http://www.burlingtonintlairport.com/

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental services are available at the airport

•  Distance: 1.5 hours from Richford

Newport, VT (Section 5/6)

Train/Car

Amtrak

•  DOES NOT SERVICE NEWPORT—train comes into Saint Albans

•  Website: www.amtrak.com

•  Car Rental: Enterprise Rent-A-Car is located 1.2 miles from train station at 16 Swanton Rd.

•  Distance: 2 hours from Newport

Plane/Car

Burlington International Airport

•  Address:  1200 Airport Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403

•  Website: http://www.burlingtonintlairport.com/

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental services are available at the airport

•  Distance: 2 hours from Newport

Groveton, NH (Section 7)

Train/Car

Amtrak

•  DOES NOT SERVICE GROVETON—train comes into Waterbury, VT

•  Website:   www.amtrak.com

•  Car Rental: Enterprise and Thrifty car rentals 0.5 miles from station on S. Main St.

•  Distance: 2 hours from Groveton

Bus/Car

Greyhound

•  DOES NOT SERVICE GROVETON—bus comes into Berlin

•  Website:  www.greyhound.com

•  Bus Stop: IRVING GAS STATION
                   318 GLEN AVE RTE 16
                   Berlin, NH 03570

•  Car Rental: Affordable Car Rental service is 2.3 miles from bus stop (590 Main St.)

•  Distance: 1 hour from Groveton

Rangeley, ME (Section 8/9)

Plane/Car

Portland International Jetport

•  Website:   http://www.portlandjetport.org/

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental options are available at the airport

•  Distance: 3hrs 15min. from Rangeley

Bangor International Airport

•  Website: www.flybangor.com

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental options are available at the airport

•  Distance: 3hrs. 15min.  from Rangeley

Bus/Car

Greyhound

•  DOES NOT SERVICE RANGELEY—bus stop in Waterville

•  Bus Stop: 80 Airport Rd., Waterville, ME   04901

•  Website:   www.greyhound.com

•  Phone: 207-872-5000

•  Car Rental: Enterprise Rent-A-Car located 1.1 miles from bus stop at 270 Kennedy Memorial Dr

•  Distance: 2.5-3 hours from Rangeley

Sections 10-12

Plane/Car

Portland International Jetport

•  Website:   http://www.portlandjetport.org/

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental options are available at the airport

Bangor International Airport

•  Website: www.flybangor.com

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental options are available at the airport

Fort Kent, ME (Section 13)

Bus

Greyhound

•  Website:   www.greyhound.com

•  Limited service bus stop in Fort Kent

Plane/Car

Bangor International Airport

•  Website: www.flybangor.com

•  Car Rental: Multiple car rental options are available at the airport

•  Distance: 3.5 hours from Fort Kent