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Car is the easiest way to reach Bennington, but there are buses to the town, and airport and train stations an hour away.





Bennington, Vermont, is connected to nearby towns north and south by US Route 7; to New York State by VT Routes 9, 67, 67A and 279; and to southern Vermont towns to the east by VT Route 9 (map).

Albany NY: 38 miles (61 km) SW, 1 hour

Boston MA: 150 miles (241 km) SE, 3 hours

Manchester VT: 25 miles (40 km) N, 40 minutes

Wilmington VT: 21 miles (34 km) E, 30 minutes

Williamstown MA: 14 miles (22.5 km) S, 25 minutes


Local and regional transportation for Bennington and Bennington County is provided by the Green Mountain Community Network, Inc. Its several bus routes connect important locations in the town, and also connect Bennington to the southern Vermont towns of Wilmington (with connections to Brattleboro), and Manchester (with bus connections to Rutland), and also to Williamstown, Massachusetts. More...

Yankee Trails Bennington Shuttle buses connect Bennington with Albany NY. More...

From Williamstown MA, you can connect to Peter Pan buses to Boston, and Berkshire Regional Transit Authority buses to other towns in the Massachusetts Berkshire Hills.


The nearest airport is Albany (New York) International Airport, 40 miles (64 km, 1 hour) southwest of Bennington.


Amtrak trains stop at the Albany-Rensselaer Station 39 miles (63 km, 1 hour) southwest of Bennington; and at the Pittsfield MA station, 34 miles (55 km, 50 minutes) south in the Massachusetts Berkshire Hills.

—by Tom Brosnahan

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Antique Ford pickup truck at Hemmings Motor News, Bennington VT

Antique Ford pickup truck at
Hemmings Motor News, Bennington VT.





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