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Located between mountain ranges, Manchester is easier to get to from north or south than from east or west.



Manchester VT is served by s, the faster north-south highway in western Vermont; and several Vermont highways including VT 7A and VT 30.

However, to reach Manchester from Interstate highways to the east (I-91) or west (I-89), you must cross the Green Mountains to the east or the Taconic range to the west, and this can take some time.

Albany NY: 61 miles (98 km) SW, 1.5 hours

Bennington VT: 25 miles (40 km) S, 40 minutes

Boston MA: 153 miles (246 km) SE, 3.5 hours

Burlington VT: 100 miles (161 km) N, 2.5 hours

Hartford CT: 133 miles (214 km) S, 2.5 hours

Montreal QC: 195 miles (314 km) NW, 4 hours

New York City NY: 209 miles (336 km), 4 hours


Vermont Translines' daily buses between Burlington VT and Albany NY stop in Manchester and can take you to varous towns along north-south US Route 7, or via Rutland along US Route 4 to White River Junction VT and Hanover and Lebanon NH. More...

The Green Mountain Community Network, Inc. connects Manchester VT with Bennington VT, from which you can connect to the southern Vermont town of Wilmington (with connections to Brattleboro), and also to Williamstown, Massachusetts. More...

Marble Valley Regional Transit District operates buses connecting Manchester with Rutland VT. More...


Amtrak trains serve Rutland VT (32 miles/51 km north) and Albany-Rensselaer NY (62 miles/100 km, 1.5 hours; map).


The nearest airports to Manchester are Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT), with daily service to Boston's Logan International Airport; and Albany (New York) International Airport.

—by Tom Brosnahan

Hildene, R T Lincoln Estate

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