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The Green Mountain State is easy to approach by plane, train, bus, car, and even ferryboat.

 

 

By Plane

Burlington (VT) Intenational Airport is served by Continental Airlines, Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, Northwest Airlink, United Airlines, and USAirways, with service to Albany NY, Boston MA, Chicago IL, Cleveland OH, New York City, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia PA. More...

By Train

Amtrak train No. 56, the Vermonter, runs daily between Burlington and these cities (among others): Washington DC (12.5 hours), New York City (Penn Station, 9 hours), New Haven CT (7 hours), Hartford CT (6.5 hours), Brattleboro VT (3.5 hours), White River Junction VT (near Woodstock, 2 hours), and St Albans VT (30 minutes), on the Canadian border.

Amtrak train Nos. 68, 69, 70 and 71, the Adirondack, runs daily between New York City and Montreal, making the journey in 10 hours, and skirting Vermont as it runs up the Hudson River valley. Some trains stop at Port Kent NY, from which you can take a cross-lake ferryboat to Burlington. The ferry dock is near the train station in Port Kent. The journey between New York City and Port Kent takes 7 hours; from Montreal to Port Kent, about 2.5 hours.

To go by train between Boston MA and Burlington VT, you must take one of the frequent trains on the Boston—New York City route as far as New Haven CT, then change to the Vermonter, a trip of 9.5 hours altogether. (Driving time in a car is about four hours, bus is under five hours.)

By Bus

Buses run from New York City, Montreal, Hartford CT and Boston MA to several Vermont cities and towns. Local and regional transit authorities operate routes to smaller communities. More...

By Ferry

Lake Champlain ferries operate between Burlington VT and Port Kent NY in the warm months. There are two other VT—NY ferry routes as well, one of them year-round. More...

By Car

Take the Interstates: I-95 from New York City and Connecticut, I-93 to I-89 from Boston, and Canada 10 to 133 to I-89 if you're driving from Montreal.

Vermont Route 100, which winds through the center of the state from north to south, links most of the state's resort areas.



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Covered Bridge, Woodstock VT

A covered bridge in Woodstock VT.