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Lake Champlain Ferries

King St. Dock, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-864-9804
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Beautiful day

We took the ferry from Grand Isle VT to Plattsburgh NY. It's was a short ride, about 15 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Ferry between Essex, NY and Charlotte, Vt!

Easy, convenient, and economical transportation between NY and VT. Great views of the Adirondacks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Norwich, CT
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Board the ferry to Port Kent, New York for a one-hour boat ride offering some of the most beautiful mountain and lake views in the world.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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King St. Dock, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-864-9804
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the ferry from Grand Isle VT to Plattsburgh NY. It's was a short ride, about 15 minutes, but so much fun. We had a beautiful day for the ride. Met some very friendly people. Employees were helpful and friendly. If we ever get...More

Thank GL B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy, convenient, and economical transportation between NY and VT. Great views of the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain! Highly recommend!

Thank sportsmedic1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a day to kill while in Plattsburgh so I went down to Port Kent and took the ferry to Burlington The operators of the ferry work courteous and informative and the trip was quite pleasant ,spend a few hours seeing the sights on church...More

Thank mikebP6506VK
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came up to Burlington from saratoga via lower Champlain bridge but decided to take ferry back. The Burlington boarding area has a nice dockside eatery and the crew is very efficient in ticketing and loading. $38 for a car with two people. No reservations so...More

1  Thank Sarsprdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

They always seem to be running on time. Employees are polite. I am always greeted with a smile.I travel to Vermont quite frequently and I am quite pleased with the service.

Thank Rick V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I felt like a mermaid on the prow of a mighty ship as this vessel churned through Lake Champlain to our destination, right into the path of the storm predicted for Burlington that day. It was exhilarating to actually be able to see the storm...More

Thank sacredearth2017
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A fun and refreshing activity to break up a long drive. You can get the ferry about 20-25 miles north of Burlington, VT and for around $20 for a family of four you can head to Plattsburgh! There are no reservations required and during peak...More

Thank Showbiz M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you at leaving from the city of Plattsburg this Lake Champlain Ferry ride is convenient and short about an hour ride. It lands in Vermont about 25 miles north of Burlington. Cost is around 15 dollars.

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Took ferry from Plattsburgh to Grand Isle, VT. Very efficient and timely. Also a lovely trip on Easter. Lots of photo ops from the upper deck. Saves a lot of time getting to VT, too.

Thank Ooglethorpe
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Northern New York to Vermont auto/truck passenger ferry, easy access from exit 39 on Interstate 87 in N.Y. to North Hero,Vt., about a 15 minute drive from the Vt. side to Interstate 89. Easy on easy off 24 hour service with a 13 minute crossing,...More

1  Thank Bill S
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11 July 2017|
Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
No ferry from Burlington to Montreal, there is a scenic ferry from Burlington to Port Kent, NY, then you would get on interstate 87 and drive north about an hour to Montreal.
Judy K
16 September 2016|
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Response from Don J | Reviewed this property |
Early October and yes you can take a pop up
10 August 2016|
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Response from Larry K | Reviewed this property |
The ferry from burlington is about 1.5 hours to New York but the one further south in Charlotte is only 20 minutes. With either you then get to 87 New York thruway. I have heard of a route thru the Adirondacks that takes you... More