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Lake Champlain Ferries

King St. Dock, Burlington, VT
+1 802-864-9804
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Ferry from Plattsburg to Vermont

If you at leaving from the city of Plattsburg this Lake Champlain Ferry ride is convenient and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kenneth M
Plattsburgh, New York
Great trip across the lake

Took ferry from Plattsburgh to Grand Isle, VT. Very efficient and timely. Also a lovely trip on... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Boston, MA
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King St. Dock, Burlington, VT
+1 802-864-9804
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I flew into Burlington Vermont and wanted to do a Lake ferry ride. Drove south to Charlotte VT and got the ferry to Essex NY. Paid 15$ for me and the car. Great scenery, great views and very relaxing. Disembarked and then drove north to...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The ferry route across Lake Champlain from Burlington to Port Kent has the oldest continuously running double-ended ferry in the United States: The Adirondack. This is a LONG ride, and The Adirondack and the other boats on this route have been updated and improved many...More

3  Thank rwasr1953
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Fairly easy and pleasant way to cross to Plattsburgh. Nice to go up on deck, particularly in the summer.

1  Thank Freiguy
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Very enjoyable. The ride was worth the fee. We were able to enjoy a great view of the lake as we crossed the lake :)

2  Thank Loren555
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We've used this ferry several times and enjoy it! It was $14.50 for us and the car and a convenient schedule. You can get out of your car and walk around during the crossing and the scenery is nice. You can stay inside an enclosed...More

1  Thank MT1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

An easy way to transit between upstate New York and Vermont. A cash operation that will cost you $10.25 per car plus $4.25 per passenger. Not a bad deal considering the time saved driving plus the views crossing Lake Champlain. If you get lucky you...More

1  Thank DMBTraveler
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lake Champlain Ferries is the worst thing on Lake Champlain. NOT ONLY are some crossings only seasonal, but they don't accept credit cards. The lines are always ridiculously long, and understaffed. Customers have to get boarding passes to hand in after they go through a...More

2  Thank Ray P
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Judy K
how late in the year do the ferries operate. can I take a pop up camper too?
16 September 2016|
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Response from Don J | Reviewed this property |
Early October and yes you can take a pop up
I am in Burlington Vt now and plan to go to Niagara fall , which ferry should I take to shorten my drive ?
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
What is the cost?
8 July 2016|
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Response from olegar31 | Reviewed this property |
Not particularly expensive. It cost us for two adults and one vehicle $38.00 for the 1 hour crossing. The prices are posted on the website and on the brochures.