Vermont Transportation

Vermont Transportation

Vermont is a beautiful place situated in the region of the United States and is surrounded with lush green mountains. It is also known as the Green Mountain State and is well known for its maple syrup. Vermont is a popular tourist destination and is one of the best places for skiing and hiking.

Since Vermont is a place that is visited by many tourists all throughout the year, it has a very good transportation system. Vermont transportation is very accessible and makes it easy for people to commute from one place to another.

Transportation in Vermont

Vermont Transportation - Plane

  • There are many flights that fly to and fro from Chicago, Atlanta, Newark, New York city, Washington DC, Orlando, Philadelphia and Detroit. All these go right till the Burlington International Airport. This airport is not very big and can accommodate turboprops for civilian passengers and regional jets.
  • There are two flights that fly from the Rutland State Airport in a day. This flight flies till Boston Logan and one flies just on weekends.
  • The other airport is the Manchester Airport that is in New Hampshire. This plane is like an alternative hub for northern New England and you will enjoy the 3 hour drive to any place in Vermont.
  • The other airport in Vermont is the Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport that also serves as an alternative for many tourists.

Vermont Transportation - Train

In Vermont there are two Amtrak trains that ply:

  • One is the “Vermonter” that plies everyday between Washington D.C, St. Albans and New York. This train halts at nine stops in Vermont.
  • The second train is the “Ethan Allen Express” that plies everyday between New York and Rutland in Vermont.

Vermont Transportation - Car

It is an amazing experience to travel by car in Vermont. Tourists are given an access to drive in and around Vermont. The Vermont Interstate 91 stretches from north-south and the Interstate 89 stretches from northwest-southwest.

Vermont Transportation - Bus

  • Vermont has very good bus services right from Boston, Albany, New York, MA, Canada and Montreal. Vermont Transit also covers all the major locations of New England.
  • The other bus service is the Bonanza 751-8800 service that plies from New York to Bennington in Vermont.
  • The Adventure East 601-4707 bus service plies from Manhattan to the ski resorts in Vermont.
  • The Dartmouth Coach 637-0123 bus service plies from Hanover to Boston South Station in Vermont.

 Vermont Transportation - Boat

Vermont also has a very nice ferry service that commutes from three different locations. It provides an easy access from New York right across to the Lake Champlain. It also covers Burlington to Grand Isle, NY, Port Kent, Charlotte and Essex, NY.

The above is a glimpse of the various modes of Vermont transportation. This would surely make it very easy for tourist to commute from one city to another. Everything is easy to access which makes traveling fun and worth remembering in a place like Vermont.

Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)

Vermont Agency of Transportation Agency Overview
VTrans Preceding Agencies Vermont Highway Department
Vermont Department of Aeronauticss
Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
Vermont Department of Public Transit
VTrans Jurisdiction Vermont
VTrans Headquarters One National Life Drive, Montpelier, Vermont
VTrans Agency Executives David Dill, Secretary of Transportation
Rob Ide, Commissioner of Motor Vehicles
VTrans Parent Agency State of Vermont
Vermont Agency of Transportation Website

List of Airports in Vermont

City Served FAA IATA ICAO Airport Name
Commercial Service - Primary Airports
Burlington BTV BTV KBTV Burlington International Airport
Commercial Service - Non-Primary Airports
Rutland RUT RUT KRUT Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (was Rutland State)
General Aviation Airports
Barre / Montpelier MPV MPV KMPV Edward F. Knapp State Airport
Bennington DDH KDDH William H. Morse State Airport
Highgate FSO KFSO Franklin County State Airport
Lyndonville CDA LLX KCDA Caledonia County Airport (was Caledonia County State)
Middlebury 6B0 Middlebury State Airport
Morrisville MVL MVL KMVL Morrisville-Stowe State Airport
Newport EFK EFK KEFK Newport State Airport
Post Mills 2B9 Post Mills Airport
Springfield VSF VSF KVSF Hartness State Airport
Warren 0B7 Warren-Sugarbush Airport
Other Public-Use Airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Island Pond 5B1 John H. Boylan State Airport
Shelburne VT8 Shelburne Airport
Vergennes B06 Basin Harbor Airport
West Dover 4V8 Mount Snow Airport
Notable Former Airports
Burlington Fort Ethan Allen Army Airfield
Fair Haven 1B3 Fair Haven Municipal Airport (closed 2009?)
North Windham 3N3 Robin's Nest Airport (North Windham Airport) (closed 2001?)
Windsor Miller Airport (closed 1984-1988)