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 Purple Line will take you to the airport, the Blue Line will take you to Amtrak, and the Red and Blue Lines 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.

burlington airport

By Air: Burlington International Airport is northern New England's most convenient and welcoming airport for your flying needs.

Learn More: Burlington Intl. Airport

amtrak train at essex station

By Rail: The Amtrak station is located at 29 Railroad Avenue, Essex Junction VT, just a short bus-ride or drive away from UVM.

Learn More: Amtrak


Coach:  Megabus (Direct service to Amherst, Boston and Saratoga Springs) 

Note: COVID-related services changes, this bus is only operating routes on Friday and Sunday.

Arrivals and departures are now at the Downtown Transit Center. Please confirm pick-up/drop-off locations with Megabus.

Learn More: Megabus


the greyhound bus logo

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

Learn More: Greyhound

coto travel logo

CoTo Travel:  Is a tour and transportation company that specializes in transport solutions, technical tours and mobile summits for students and professionals. CoTo travel has direct service to Hartford, New York City and New Jersey.

Learn More: CoTo Travel

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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