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Burlington has Vermont's largest and busiest airport, an Amtrak train station at neighboring Essex Junction, and bus connections to Boston MA, Hartford CT, Montréal QC and New York City as well as to most Vermont towns.

Car

Interstate 89, US Routes 2 and 7 connection Burlington to the rest of the country.

From Boston, follow Interstate 93 north toward Manchester and Concord NH, then I-89 to White River Junction and Montpelier VT, then to Burlington. I-89 continues north to the Canadian frontier east of Missisquoi Bay.

From Montréal, take Route 15 south to the US frontier, continuing south on Interstate 87 to US Route 11 east via Rouses Point to US Route 2 south to Burlington.

Driving Distances

Bennington VT: 133 miles (214 km) S, 2.75 hours

Boston MA: 225 miles (363 km) SE, 4 hours

Brattleboro VT: 154 miles (248 km) SE, 2.5 hours

Montpelier VT: 39 miles (63 km) SE, 45 minutes

Montréal QC: 98 miles (158 km) N, 2 hours

New York City: 300 miles (483 km) S, 6 hours

Rutland VT: 83 miles (134 km) S, 1.75 hours

Stowe VT: 36 miles (58 km) E, 50 minutes

Bus

Burlington's bus terminal (tel 802-864-6811) is at Burlington International Airport, 1200 Airport Drive No. 1 (map).

Greyhound Lines and Vermont Translines, which replaced Vermont Transit, operates all these services except for the Bennington—Albany shuttle, which is a service of Yankee Trails.

MegaBus runs buses between Boston and New York City and Burlington VT. More...

All Vermont Buses

Here is a list of all cities and towns in New England served by bus, and the bus companies that serve them. More...

Plane

Burlington (VT) International Airport is served by Allegiant Air, Delta, JetBlue Airways, Porter, United Airlines, and USAirways, with service to Boston MA, Chicago IL, Cleveland OH, Detroit MI, Newark NJ, New York City, Philadelphia PA, Toronto ON, and Washington DC.

Train

Remember that you are taking a train to Essex Junction, Vermont, not Burlington. Amtrak train schedules do not list Burlington as a station stop, only Essex Junction.

Amtrak's Vermonter runs daily between Burlington and Washington DC via Vermont towns in the Connecticut River Valley including White River Junction and Brattleboro, then through central Massachusetts and Connecticut to New York City (Penn Station) to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. More...

To travel by train between Boston MA and Burlington VT, you must ride the Lake Shore Limited to Springfield MA, then transfer to the Vermonter, a trip of about 8.5 hours altogether. (Driving time in a car is about four hours.)

Ferry

From late May through mid-October, Lake Champlain Ferries can take you and your car across the lake between Burlington VT and Port Kent NY in about one hour. Even if you don't have a car, it's a nice little lake voyage. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan



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