Trying to get to the Valley? Looking at a Vermont map you can see we are just about in the middle of the State, 20 miles south of Montpelier, the State Capital, and 45 miles south east of the airport in Burlington. Route 100 & 100B follow the Mad River through the valley. To the east is the Northfield Ridge and the Green Mountains create the western boundary.
While we pride ourselves in being slightly “out of the way,” there are many ways to get to the Mad River Valley. Take a look at the links below for flight possibilities, train tickets, bus tickets, Valley Transit, and driving directions from just about anywhere.
The Mad River Valley can be reached from a variety of airlines directly or with a single connection…
Burlington Airport (BTV)
Delta, JetBlue, Porter, American, United
About 1 hour drive
Manchester Airport (MHT)
American, Delta, Southwest, United
About 2 hours drive
Tradewind Aviation offers year-round private charters from anywhere, and scheduled flights from White Plains, NY (HPN) on Fridays and Sundays in the winter months. This state airport is 45 minutes from the Mad River Valley.
From the North
Take I-89 S via ramp to Montpelier. Follow I-89 S to VT-100 S in Waterbury, take exit 10 for US-2/VT-100 S toward Waterbury. Merge onto VT-100 S. At the Traffic Circle, take the 2nd exit onto US-2/N Main St. Follow to US-2 E, turn right onto VT-100 S, turn right to stay on VT-100 S.
From the South
I-91 N toward White River Junction, follow I-91 N, take exit 10N to merge onto I-89 N toward Barre/Montpelier, take exit 9 toward US-2/Middlesex/Moretown/VT-100, turn left onto Center RD, turn left onto US-2 E, turn right onto VT-100B S, continue through Moretown into Waitsfield.
From Burlington Airport
Head northeast on Airport Circle, keep left to continue toward Airport Circle, Turn left onto Airport Circle, Turn right onto Airport Drive, Turn left at the 1st cross street onto White St. Turn right onto Williston Road, keep right onto Williston Rd, use the left lane to get on I-89 S via ramp to Montpelier. Follow I-89 S to VT-100 S in Waterbury, Take exit 10 for US-2/VT-100 S toward Waterbury. Merge onto VT-100 S. At the Traffic Circle, take the 2nd exit onto US-2/N Main St. Follow to US-2 E, turn right onto VT-100 S, turn right to stay on VT-100 S
From Logan Airport
Follow signs for MA-1A S/Interstate 93 N/Sumner Tunnel, continue onto MA-1A S, keep left to stay on MA-1A S, use left lane to take I-93 N exit toward Government Center. Keep right, follow signs for I-32 N and merge onto I-93 N, entering New Hampshire. Keep left at the fork to stay on I-93 N, follow signs for Concord Plymouth. Take the exit onto I-89 N, keep right to stay on I-89 N. Take exit 9 toward US-2/Middlesex/Moretown/VT-100. Turn left onto Center RD, left onto US-2 E. Turn right onto VT-100B S. Continue through Moretown into Waitsfield.
Daily Service between Washington, DC and St. Albans in Northern Vermont. Your journey north on the Vermonter begins in DC and runs through New York City to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. You can experience the Green Mountain State’s scenic vistas and New England charm any time of the year. New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC, are all stops on the Vermonter’s daily journey south. See the schedule below:
Greyhound has bus services to both Montpelier and Waterbury.
For transportation in and around the Valley, check out the Mad River Valley Transit’s MadBus! (Click here for schedule)
Call Mike at Alpine Limousine for rental of a 14 passenger van. Service is professional, prompt, and highly recommended. Whether it’s an airport run, an excursion, or shuttling of your small group about the area, you will be pleased with the service. Contact Alpine Limousine at 802-793-3543 or see their listing HERE.
Summit Ski Shuttle
Valet Parking, Directional Parking, Transportation Services, Ski Shuttle – NYC and Boston daily to Vermont, Utilize Vans, Private Charter Available, Service Major Airports, Operating Since 1990.
Please schedule 72 hours prior to departure to guarantee a seat. You may contact Summit on shorter notice but they will not guarantee an available seat.
Visit the web site for more details.