Getting Here, Parking, and Transportation

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Getting Here


Downtown Montpelier is located an quick 40-minute drive from Burlington International Airport and an easy, scenic drive from many major cities. 

  • New York City: 5 hours
  • Montreal: 2 hours, 15 minutes
  • Boston: 3 hours 
  • Hartford, CT: 3 hours
  • Albany, NY: 3 hours, 15 minutes 
  • Portland, ME: 3 hours, 45 minutes
  • Providence, RI: 3 hours, 30 minutes
  • Quebec City: 4 hours, 30 minutes

Parking

There is on-street metered parking within the Capitol District. Paid parking is also available throughout Downtown Montpelier. When the Legislature is in session (January to May) parking spaces near the State House tend to fill up early in the day. Free parking is offered in a nearby lot at the Vermont Department of Labor (5 Green Mountain Drive). The Capital Shuttle provides free rides between this satellite parking area and the Capitol District. For hours and routes, visit Green Mountain Transit


Amtrak

299 Junction Road, Montpelier, VT 05602    
800-872-7245
www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=am/am2Station/Station_Page&code=MPR
Train station to points north and south

Capital Car Service

802-505-0316
capitalcabvt@gmail.com
Clean, comfortable vehicles and competitive pricing with a commitment to customer service. Locally-owned and operated. Tell Tim you heard it from Montpelier Alive!

Grayhound Bus

800-231-2222
http://locations.greyhound.com/bus-stations/us/vermont/montpelier/bus-station-30327
Bus service to Montreal and Boston from Downtown Montpelier.  

Green Cab VT

802-864-2424
Dispatch@greencabvt.com
http://greencabvt.com/#/booking/
Green Cab VT is an environmentally conscious transportation company. Their fleet consists of alternative fuel vehicles and hybrids, with professional drivers.

Green Mountain Transit Agency

802-864-2282
http://gmtaride.org/
Green Mountain Transit Agency provides public transportation services in Washington County, Lamoille County, Franklin County, Grand IsleCounty, the Mad River Valley and the towns of Washington, Orange and Williamstown.