How far is Lake Placid from Buffalo?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Lake Placid and Buffalo is 263.24 miles (423.64 km).

Flight distance from Lake Placid, NY to Buffalo, NY is 263.24 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 41 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 37 minutes to travel from Lake Placid to Buffalo with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Lake Placid, New York to Buffalo, New York is: 342.16 miles (550.66 km) by car.

Driving from Lake Placid to Buffalo will take approximately 05 hours 55 minutes.

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#1 Lake Placid

Town in Essex County, New York, United States

Population 2356
GPS Coordinates 44°16'47"N 73°58'55"W
Latitude 44.2796200
Longitude -73.9819800
Altitude 549
Country United States
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#2 Buffalo

County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA

Population 254479
GPS Coordinates 42°53'11"N 78°52'42"W
Latitude 42.8864500
Longitude -78.8783700
Altitude 183
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Lake Placid and Buffalo

The distance between Lake Placid and Buffalo is 551 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 07 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Lake Placid and Buffalo. The current time is 01:39:46.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 11 hours 24 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 08 hours 33 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 50 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 42 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 53 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 33 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 16 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 45.7 liters (12.07 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Lake Placid and Buffalo.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Lake Placid to Buffalo is $39.92 (diesel $44.98).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.306 (Diesel $3.725) /gallon. Last changed prices on January 22, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Lake Placid and Buffalo (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

Driving distance from Babylon, NY to Lake Placid 328.17 miles (528 km)

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Driving distance from The Bronx, NY to Lake Placid 282.6 miles (455 km)

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Driving distance from Brookhaven, NY to Lake Placid 346.34 miles (557 km)

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Driving distance from Brooklyn, NY to Lake Placid 300.17 miles (483 km)

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Driving distance from East Flatbush, NY to Lake Placid 305.6 miles (492 km)

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Driving distance from Islip, NY to Lake Placid 332.73 miles (535 km)

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Driving distance from Jamaica, NY to Lake Placid 299.99 miles (483 km)

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Driving distance from Jay, NY to Lake Placid 17.46 miles (28 km)

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Driving distance from Manhattan, NY to Lake Placid 288.73 miles (465 km)

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Driving distance from New York City, NY to Lake Placid 293.49 miles (472 km)

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