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Travel Information

Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, New York, is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. It’s an easy three- to four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, or Montreal. Saratoga Springs is most conveniently reached by automobile via the New York State Thruway (I-90 and I-87) and the Adirondack Northway (I-87 north of Albany).

Travel Information


  • Albany International Airport
    518-242-2222 or 800-776-7548
    30 miles south of the Skidmore campus, is the closet airport with regularly scheduled passenger service.

  • Amtrak

    • Rensselaer (Albany) Amtrak station
      The Rensselaer Amtrak station is 36.5 miles south of the Skidmore campus.
    • Saratoga Springs Amtrak station
      The Saratoga Springs Amtrak station is 2.5 miles from campus, but fewer trains stop there.




Where to Stay

More hotel information, including online booking information, can be found here.

Campus Information

Please refer to the Skidmore 2017 Summer Information Guide for information about Skidmore’s summer amenities, campus hours, phone numbers, and more. You’ll find instructions for everything from parking to accessing campus Wi-Fi, and everything in-between.

Campus Maps

Additional maps and tours can be found here.


For information for things to do in the greater Saratoga area visit the Attractions Suggestions on Skidmore’s website.


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