Getting to Bennington

Distance to Bennington

New York City: 160 miles
Boston: 150 miles
Montreal: 210 miles
Albany: 40 miles
Burlington: 110 miles
Hartford: 115 miles
Portland: 180 miles

Directions to Bennington

From Points South (New York City, Philadelphia)

Take I-87 to I-787 North (Exit 23) toward Downtown Albany/Rensselaer/Troy. Take Exit 9E (Troy/Bennington) and follow Route 7 East toward Vermont. Continue onto Bennington Bypass/VT 279 East. Continue onto VT 279 East/Bennington Connector. Take ramp to VT 67A North/North Bennington Road, and turn left onto VT 67A North. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

From Points East (Boston) and South (Connecticut) via Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90)

Take I-90 West to Lee/Lenox, MA (Exit 2). Follow signs to Route 7/20 North to Pittsfield. Turn right onto Bennington Bypass/VT 279 (after Papa Pete’s). At roundabout, stay on VT 279/Bennington Connector. Turn right onto VT 67A North. Follow for less than a mile (Home Depot is on your right). After second set of lights, the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

From Points East (Boston) via Route 2

Take Route 2 West to I-91 North to Brattleboro, VT. Take VT Route 9 West to Bennington. Turn right onto Bennington Bypass/VT 279 West. At roundabout stay on VT 279/Bennington Connector. Turn right onto VT 67A North. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

From Albany International Airport

Follow signs for I-87 North. Take Exit 7 for NY 7 East toward Troy/Cohoes; merge onto Route 7 East toward Vermont. Continue onto Bennington Bypass/VT 279 East. Continue onto VT 279 East/Bennington Connector. Take ramp to VT 67A North/North Bennington Road, and turn left onto VT 67A North. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

From Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

Driving: Follow signs for I-787 North. Take Exit 9E (Troy/Bennington) and follow Route 7 East toward Vermont. Continue onto Bennington Bypass/VT 279 East. Continue onto VT 279 East/Bennington Connector. Take ramp to VT 67A North/North Bennington Road, and turn left onto VT 67A North. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

Bus: The Vermont Shires Connector bus runs daily, connecting the Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station to the Bennington Station. Once at the Bennington Station, at 199 River Street, head west on River Street and turn right on Benmont Avenue. Continue straight onto Northside Drive and follow VT-7A North and VT-67A to College Drive. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth. The bus also makes connections to Manchester, VT and Colonie, NY. For more information on the Vermont Shires Connector, view their website.

From Points North (Burlington, Middlebury)

Take U.S. Route 7 South to Bennington. Take Exit 1 for VT 279 West/Bennington Connector and stay to the right. Take the VT 67A exit toward Bennington. At end of exit ramp (at light), take a left onto Route 67A North/North Bennington Road. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

From Points South (Williamstown, MA, and the Berkshires)

Take U.S. Route 7 North to Bennington. At the intersection of Route 7 and Route 9 stay straight on Route 7 North. Continue on Route 7 North through two sets of lights; after the second set of lights, continue straight through on Route 7 North. Turn left onto VT 7A North. Continue onto 67A North/North Bennington Road. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.

From Points West (Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo) via New York State Thruway (I-90)

Take New York State Thruway (I-90) East toward Albany. Take Exit 24 on left, which will take you off the thruway, but leave you on I-90 toward Boston. Immediately take Exit 1 for I-87 N toward Albany/Montreal. Take Exit 7 (Route 7 East) toward Troy/Cohoes and merge onto NY 7 East. Continue onto Bennington Bypass. Continue onto VT 279 East/Bennington Connector. Take ramp to VT 67A N/N Bennington Rd and turn left onto VT 67A North/North Bennington Road. Follow for less than a mile. After second set of lights (after Home Depot on right and Hampton Inn on left), the College entrance is on the right. Turn right, through the gates, onto College Drive. Follow College Drive up the hill, keeping left at the fork, to the Campus Safety booth (on your left). Visitors' parking is located to the right across from the Campus Safety booth.