Logo   Transportation: White River Junction VT
Interstate & US highways, Amtrak trains, interstate and regional buses connect this Connecticut River town to Vermont, New Hampshire and the rest of New England.



White River Junction, where Vermont's White River meets the mighty Connecticut River, is just across that river from Lebanon, New Hampshire.


Two Insterstate highways, I-89 and I-91, and two US highways, US 4 and US 5, plus several state highways come through this transport-happy urban area.


Boston MA: 126 miles (203 km) SE, 2 hours

Burlington VT: 92 miles (148 km) NW, 1.5 hours

Concord NH: 64 miles (103 km) SE, 1 hour

Montpelier VT: 56 miles (90 km) N, 55 minutes

New York City NY: 263 miles (423 km) SW, 4.75 hours

Rutland VT: 46 miles (74 km) W, 1.25 hours

St Johnsbury VT: 60 miles (97 km) NE, 1 hour

Woodstock VT: 14 miles (23 km) W, 25 minutes


Greyhound Lines operates buses that connect White River Junction with Boston MA, Montreal QC and New York City NY. More...

Vermont Translines runs a daily bus along US Route 4 from Rutland VT via Mendon, Sherburne, Killington, Bridgewater, Woodstock and Quechee VT to White River Junction. It continues across the Connecticut River to Hanover and Lebanon NH, then returns to Rutland. More...

Advance Transit operates local and district bus service in the Upper Connecticut River Valley towns of Hartford, Norwich, Wilder and White River Junction VT, and West Lebanon and Hanover NH. More...


Amtrak's Vermonter train runs from Washington DC to New York City, then along the western Connecticut Shoreline and north up the Connecticut River Valley via Hartford CT and Springfield and Amherst MA to Brattleboro, White River Junction and other Connecticut River Valley towns to Essex Junction (for Burlington) and St Albans. More...


Cape Air connects Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB), right across the Connecticut River 3 miles (5 km) from White River Junction, with Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) and New York City's Westchester County Airport (HPN) and, via land shuttle, to Pennsylvania Station (ZYP).

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Historic Locomotive in White River Junction, Vermont

Historic locomotive on display at the train station in White River Junction, Vermont.





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