Getting To Stowe

Directions to Stowe, Vermont

A variety of transportation options are available to get you to Stowe as well as around town, including busses, taxi services, planes and airport shuttles.

Transportation options

Flying to Stowe, Vermont

Jet air service is available at Burlington International Airport (BTV), a full-service international airport located in South Burlington, Vermont and just a scenic 40-minute drive away from Stowe. The Morrisville-Stowe State Airport (MVL) is located seven miles north of Stowe Village and offers charter and seasonal scheduled air service through Tradewind Aviation. Rental cars and taxis are available in Burlington, Waterbury and Stowe. 

Driving to Stowe, Vermont

Stowe, Vermont is easily reached by car from major cities in the northeast United States. Below are approximate travel times to Stowe by car from major northeast cities:

  • Boston: 3.5 hours
  • Hartford: 3.5 hours
  • New York: 6.5 hours
  • Philadelphia: 8 hours
  • Washington D.C.: 10 hours
  • Albany: 3.5 hours
  • Montreal: 3 hours
  • Toronto: 8 hours

While the highways and main roads are well plowed and maintained, winter tires are strongly encouraged for car travel to and within Stowe.

Mountain Road Shuttle (free winter in-town bus service)

In the winter months, Stowe offers a complimentary shuttle bus service through GMT that enables convenient travel in town, especially during inclement weather and peak periods. The shuttle also provides access to world-class skiing and snowboarding, dining, shopping and other activities and attractions. The Mountain Road Shuttle loops throughout town every 30 minutes off-peak and every 15 minutes during peak hours, from Commodores Inn on South Main Street to the downtown village and up Mountain Road (Route 108) to Stowe Mountain Resort. All GMT buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts/ramps and two or more spaces to accommodate wheelchairs up to the weight capacity of the lift/ramp.

Train and Bus Service

Train and bus services are available into Waterbury, Vermont, approximately 15 minutes from Stowe. Green Mountain Transit (GMT) offers a complimentary shuttle bus service (the Mountain Road Shuttle) that travels through town in the winter months. The GMT Route 100 Connector stops by the Stowe Town Hall, providing access to other GMT routes. For more information, call (800) 467-8693 to speak with a Vacation Planning Expert.