Getting Here, Parking, and Transportation

GMTA bus

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


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

Electric Vehicle Charging

There are several convenient electric vehicle chargers located in and near downtown. Click here for a map of charging locations. 


299 Junction Road, Montpelier, VT 05602    
Train station to points north and south

Capital Car Service

Clean, comfortable vehicles and competitive pricing with a commitment to customer service. Locally-owned and operated. Tell Tim you heard it from Montpelier Alive!

Greyhound Bus

Bus service to Montreal and Boston from Downtown Montpelier.  

Green Cab VT

Green Cab VT is an environmentally conscious transportation company. Their fleet consists of alternative fuel vehicles and hybrids, with professional drivers.

Green Mountain Transit 

Green Mountain Transit 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.