Necessities Transportation

By car, Bennington is one hour from Albany and the central Berkshires, three hours from Boston and Burlington, three-and-one-half hours from New York City, and four hours from Montreal. Routes VT 9 and US 7 meet in the center of town.

Bus service is available to the Albany International Airport, the Albany bus station, and the Amtrak station at Albany-Rennselaer.

In-state bus service runs from Bennington to Burlington, and local service is available from Bennington to Manchester.

The public-use Bennington Airport is located three miles west of downtown has facilities for private planes.

Bennington Taxis

Bennington Taxis

504 Main Street
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 442-9052

Monument Taxi

126 Washington Avenue
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 447-1900

Walt’s Taxi

218 Benmont Ave.
Bennington, VT 05201


Taxi service in and around Vermont and bordering states; neighboring airports, bus, and train stations.

Happy Cab LLC

A clean, friendly and safe family owned taxi service provided for your convenience. Need a ride?

Carmen’s Car Service

302 Prospect Street
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 442-6050

24 hour a day service. Carmen’s offers services to and from the following airports: Albany, Bradley, Logan, JFK, Newark, LaGuardia and others in the New England area. Drop off and pick-up services for major area train stations is also available. Car service is offered to: New York City, Long Island, Cape Cod, Boston, New Hampshire, New England ski resorts and area casinos. Wedding transportation is also available.

AJ Private Transportation

134 Fox Hill Road
Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

(802) 442-7129

Professional and courteous car service serving Bennington Vermont and surrounding areas, including transportation to Albany airport and train station.

Bus Service

Green Mountain Express

215 Pleasant Street
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 447-0477

The Green Mountain Express provides bus clean, reliable transportation service around Bennington County. Routes include Bennington to Manchester, Bennington to Pownal and then Williamstown, MA, Bennington to Wilmington, North Bennington, and Shaftsbury.

Currently (as of July 2019) Green Mountain Express runs shuttles twice daily to Albany International Airport and the Rensselaer Amtrak station.  Albany shuttles depart from the river street bus stop in Bennington. See Green Mountain Express website details for the latest schedules and pick-up locations.

Dufour Tours (Wedding and Event Buses)

272 Benmont Avenue
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 442-5995

Green Mountain Lines

432 South Street – Unit C11
Bennington, Vermont 05201 

(518) 221-1167

Green Mountain Lines LLC is a buss tour and charter company that provides you with reliable transportation for all of your group needs.

Nearby Amtrak Stations

Amtrak Train Station

525 East Street
Rensselaer, New York

Approximately 45 minutes from Bennington. Rental Car facility in station.

Amtrak Train Station

Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center
1 Columbus Avenue
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Approximately 50 minutes from Bennington

Amtrak Train Station

Brattleboro, Vermont
10 Vernon Road
Brattleboro, Vermont

Approximately 45 minutes from Bennington

Amtrak Train Station

James M Jeffords Station
25 Evelyn Street
Rutland, Vermont

Approximately 45 minutes from Bennington

Nearest Airports

Bennington Airport

1563 Walloomsac Road
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 442-5503

For your convenience, Bennington Airport Services offers a courtesy car and rental cars  making this a wonderful option for business and leisure travelers.

Services include fueling, maintenance, avionics service, hangar storage, as well as skydiving, flight instruction and commercial space for lease/purchase, at competitive pricing.

The Bennington Airport offers a paved runway that extends for 3,704 feet. The facility is at an elevation of 826 feet. Private planes only. No commercial service. 

Strategically located in the Southwest corner of Vermont, the Bennington Airport makes for easy commuting to the NYC metro area and Boston. 

Approximately 3 miles from downtown Bennington. 

Albany International Airport ALB

Albany Shaker Road
Colonie, NY


57 minutes from Bennington, Vermont

Bradley International Airport BDL

Hartford, CT

2 hours from Bennington, Vermont

Other Nearby Airports

BOS: Logan International Airport (Boston) 3 hrs. 15 min.
LGA: LaGuardia International Airport (NY)  3 hrs. 5 min. 
JFK:  John F. Kennedy International Airport (NY)   3 hrs. 30 min.
EWR: Newark Liberty International Airport (NJ)  3 hrs. 15 min.
MHT: Manchester Boston Regional Airport (NH) 2 hrs. 30 min. 
SWF: Stewart International Airport (NY) 2 hrs. 15 min. 

Rental Cars

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

96 Northside Drive
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 447-2203

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Located in the Rensselaer Amtrak station.
525 Eastern Avenue
Rensselaer, New York

(518) 427-3893

Take the train from NYC and pick up your car upon arrival in Rensselaer. The Rensselaer Amtrak train station is approximately 45 minutes from Bennington.

Vermont Rental Cars

70 Cleveland Avenue
Rutland, Vermont 05701

(844) 473 6888

Vermont Rental Cars is ready to serve you 24 hours a day. Vermont Rental Cars is the rental car service of the Bennington Airport. 

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

ChargePoint Charging Station

Behind the Town Offices
205 South Street
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(888) 758-4389

J 1772 6.6 kW

Number of chargers: 2

ChargePoint Charging Station

Behind the Pleasant Street Bus Depot
215 Pleasant Street
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(888) 758-4389

J 1772 6.6 kW

Number of chargers: 2

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