How to Get to Burlington


At Burlington International Airport (map) flights arrive daily via several carriers from as far away as Chicago. Travelers from farther afield will have to make a connection in a larger city. Despite the airport's name, there are currently no direct international flights. There are non-stop flights to Burlington Airport from the following cities (some cities may be seasonal or only offer service certain days of the week): Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington.


1200 Airport Drive #1
Burlington, VT 05401

The bus station is located at the airport.

4400 S. Racine Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60609 
Telephone: 1-877-462-6342

Twice-daily service to Burlington from Boston. Buses stop at University Place at Main by UVM Theater on the University of Vermont campus. Fares from $1 and up.

Take a Train

The closest Amtrak station is in Essex Junction, about a 10-15 minute drive to the east. Amtrak provides daily service to Washington, D.C. via New York City. During the summer season, Amtrak's Adirondack stops at Port Kent, NY, where transfer can be made to the Burlington-Port Kent ferry. The Adirondack provides daily service between New York City and Montreal, Quebec, following the scenic shores of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River.


Interstate 89 lies just to the east of town. The town center is accessible via exit 14W, while the south end of town can be accessed Interstate 189 at exit 13. Interstate 89 continues north to the Canadian border at Highgate, and south to the New Hampshire border. It is a 6 hour drive from New York City, a 3.5 hour drive from Boston and a 1.5 hour drive from Montreal.