Looking where to fly in? Cooperstown is central to three commercial and one municipal airport. The Oneonta Municipal Airport is the closest paved airport to Cooperstown, just 20 miles south of the village. Albany International Airport, located to the east, the Greater Binghamton Airport, located to the south-west, and Syracuse Hancock International Airport to the north-west, all around a one and a half hour drive.
Once you’ve arrived in New York, you have several options of getting to Cooperstown. All commercial airports will have bus, available hired drivers, train, and car rental options.
Depending on your travel plans, different bus services will best fit your interests. From all major cities, airports, and train stations in New York, Adirondack/Pine Hill/New York Trailways can get you from where you are in New York State to Cooperstown. Oneonta Public Transport provides service from Cooperstown to Oneonta and the Otsego Express offers transportation all over Otsego County. If you’re looking for a charter service, try Sports Travel and Tours who can provide packaged vacation experiences to Cooperstown.
In the Village, the Cooperstown Trolley offers around-town transportation service to places such as the Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore Art Museum, Farmers’ Museum, and the Downtown Area. Hourly service from the Baseball Hall of Fame to Cooperstown Dreams Park are also available.
Cooperstown has several taxi and chauffeur services available for local and regional use. ABC Taxi & Airport Transportation, All Star Taxi and Bon Voyage & Leatherstocking Limousine provide service to airports, train stations and the Cooperstown Area. Looking to do the Beverage Trail and other attractions around Cooperstown? Doubleday Drivers is dedicated to facilitating just that. For car rentals in Cooperstown, contact Smith Ford to get yourself on the road.
Cooperstown is located within an hour and a half of two major train stations, Albany-Rensselaer and Utica. Here is a full listing of train stations in the Northeast. A bus, car rental or hired driver would be the best way to get to Cooperstown once one arrives by train.
The Leatherstocking Railroad Historical Society provides recreational and historical train rides for guests and locals alike and is located in Milford, ten minutes south of Cooperstown.