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Directions to Cooperstown

Find Your Way to Cooperstown

Want to know how to get to Cooperstown and Otsego County? Start here. Whether you plan to travel by car, bus, train, or plane, we provide detailed directions and information about different arrival methods so you arrive safe and sound.

Nestled in the foothills of the Northern Catskill Mountains of New York, you'll find that getting to the Cooperstown-Oneonta area is half the fun - and you don't have to hit 500 home runs to do it!

Otsego County is located in the south-central part of the state. Cooperstown is centrally located in Otsego County, 70 miles west of Albany and 30 miles south of the NYS Thruway (1-90).

By Automobile

  • From the west: Thruway Exit 30 at Herkimer (Rt. 28).
  • From the east: Thruway Exit 29 at Canajoharie (Rts. 10, 20 and 80) or Thruway Exit 25A and take I-88 to Duanesburg (5 miles), then Rt. 20 west to 80 south.
  • From the south: Rts. 1-88 & 28 (Binghamton/Oneonta/Cooperstown).
  • From the southeast:Thruway (Rt. 87) Exit 21 at Catskill, use Rts. 145, 20 and 80.

By Bus

Hampton Jitney offers bus transportation and overnight experiences to the Cooperstown area throughout the summer via their I Love NY bus. See available dates and pricing

Adirondack Trailways / Pine Hill Trailways serves Otsego County daily. For fare and schedule information, call 800-858-8555.

By Rail

Take the train to the Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station, rent a car and Drive to Adventure!

By Air

Major airports are located in Albany, Syracuse and Binghamton. Otsego County is served by two small airports:

Cooperstown Westville
Rt. 166, RR4, Box 624
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 286-9013

Oneonta Airport
RD4, Box 721
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 431-1076