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Lake Champlain Ferries

King St. Dock, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-864-9804
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About an hour to Ft. Kent N.Y. and a beautiful trip across. We went on a sunny 70degree day with a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David T
Leominster, Massachusetts
Narrated Lake Cruise

We took an hour and a half narrated lake cruise rather than the ferry over to NY and back. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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King St. Dock, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-864-9804
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Reviewed 4 days ago

About an hour to Ft. Kent N.Y. and a beautiful trip across. We went on a sunny 70degree day with a peaceful lake and it was great.

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an hour and a half narrated lake cruise rather than the ferry over to NY and back. It was a beautiful day and the history and stories of the lake are very entertaining. I recommend it.

Thank Nabobs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Woke up at dawn and took an early morning ferry in order to be able to make it to an event in Vermont that morning. Taking the ferry from NY to VT on a clear day with bright sunshine was quite the burst of wake...More

Thank APatrickF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frequent, efficient. Another reviewer consider the $14 price for car, driver & passenger to be cheap. Maybe so for the US, but Canadians are accustomed to free or lower cost services, esp for such a brief journey. Still, I guess people are generally happy to...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a windy day very smooth. Worth the money to save the trip around. Very scenic vies of the mountains a bonus

Thank The L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We used this ferry to cross the lake and pick up the Amtrak on the New York side to travel into Canada. It was clean, on time, and really cheap! And it drops off almost right at the Amtrak station, so we only had to...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Know the length of your motor home and anything you are towing. We have been charged 4 different rates 2 of which are not accurate. Great and beautiful way to get across the lake but motor home users need to be aware.

Thank Funtraveler1962
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Very scenic and comfortable, the ride was smooth and long enough to enjoy, but not too long that you would get tired.

Thank Maile S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great timing for our ferry ride. Very nice staff. Quick loading and unloading. Great view of the water and mountains and lake. Perfect.

Thank sile597
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful ferry ride across the southern portion of Lake Champlain. The Green Mountains on the east side and the Adirondacks to the west create a picturesque scene for every traveler. This particular crossing takes less than 30 minutes. Be advised, some ferry...More

Thank Bowmanator22
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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

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