transportation

UVM offers free shuttles to help you get to and from Burlington International Airport, Amtrak (Essex Junction) and Burlington Transit Center during breaks.  If you are traveling during non-break times, the Green Mountain Transit Airport #11 Line will take you to the Burlington International Airport, the Essex Junction #2 Line will take you to Amtrak, and the #1 and #2 Lines (towards Burlington) will take you to the downtown transit center.

These resources are provided for informational purposes only. Please read all disclosures as you use these services at your own risk.

  • Students have many transportation options to get them to and from home. 
  • See links below to help you get started to where you want to go.

A map showing Long Distance Travel Providers and their routes to and from Burlington, VT.

amtrak train at essex station

By Rail: The Amtrak station is located at 29 Railroad Avenue, Essex Junction VT. You can reach this station by taking the Green Mountain Transit #2 Essex Junction bus from campus. This bus service is free to all UVMers. During breaks UVM will provide shuttle service to the train station. Check our shuttle page for the latest schedules

Learn More: Amtrak

burlington airport

By Air: Burlington International Airport is northern New England's most convenient and welcoming airport for your flying needs. You can reach the airport by taking the Green Mountain Transit bus #11 from campus. This bus service is free to all UVMers. During breaks UVM will provide shuttle service to the airport. Check our shuttle page for the latest schedules

Learn More: Burlington Intl. Airport

Vermont Translines

Coach:  Vermont Translines (Service to Middlebury, Rutland, Bennington, Albany and more) 

Vermont Translines runs buses daily, 7 days a week. Arrivals and departures are near the Downtown Transit Center, on Pearl Street in front of the John J. Zampieri State Offices. The Green Mountain Transit #1 and #2 Lines (towards Burlington) will take you to the Downtown Transit Center. During breaks UVM will provide shuttle service to the Downtown Transit Center.  Check our shuttle page for the latest schedules

Learn More: Vermont Translines

 

megabus

Coach:  Megabus/DATTCO (Direct service to Boston and Montpelier; New York City coming soon!

Note: This bus is only operating routes on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Look out for a bus that says MegaBus or DATTCO.

Arrivals and departures are near the Downtown Transit Center, on Pearl Street in front of the John J. Zampieri State Offices. Please confirm pick-up/drop-off locations with Megabus. The Green Mountain Transit #1 and #2 Lines (towards Burlington) will take you to the Downtown Transit Center. During breaks UVM will provide shuttle service to the Downtown Transit Center.  Check our shuttle page for the latest schedules

New! DATTCO also provides special service during UVM breaks to NY, NJ, MA, and CT. Click here for the 2022 Spring Break bus schedule

Learn More: Megabus

Learn More: DATTCO Spring Breakliner

 

coto travel logo

Coach:  This is a student breakliner bus that offers service to connect students with home during school breaks. CoTo travel has direct service to:

  • Hartford, Bridgeport, White Plains, Montvale, and New York City
  • Tyngsborough (NH border), Newton, and Braintree

Learn More: CoTo Travel

the greyhound bus logo

Coach: Greyhound has one of the biggest bus networks, with 4,000 destinations across the U.S, Mexico and Canada.

Arrivals and departures are now at the Downtown Transit Center. Please confirm pick-up/drop-off locations with Megabus. The Green Mountain Transit #1 and #2 Lines (towards Burlington) will take you to the Downtown Transit Center. During breaks UVM will provide shuttle service to the Downtown Transit Center.  Check our shuttle page for the latest schedules

Learn More: Greyhound

text saying lake champlain ferries

By Water: Lake Champlain Transportation Company currently offers three ferry crossings:

  • Grand Isle, VT-- Plattsburgh, NY 
  • Burlington, VT-- Port Kent, NY
  • Charlotte, VT--Essex, NY.

Learn More: Lake Champlain Ferries