Rutland (Vermont)

A view of the Rutland Downtown Historic District on an overcast day

Rutland is a city of about 17,000 people in Southern Vermont. It is the third largest city in the state. It is a good starting point for exploring the Green Mountains, and is very close to several major ski areas. The town has over one hundred houses on the National Register of Historic Places.

Get in

By car

Route 4 runs East-West through town and Route 7 runs North-South. Business Route 4 runs along the southern edge of the downtown. Generally, it is a 4-hour drive from New York City, a 3-hour drive from Boston and a 4-hour drive from Montreal.

By bus

There is a Greyhound bus terminal at 102 West St, downtown.

By train

The Amtrak station is at 25 Evelyn Place, also downtown, and is served by the Ethan Allen Express, a daily service to and from New York City.

By plane

Cape Air runs a few flights daily from Boston Logan aboard their Cessna propeller-driven airplanes to Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT) near Rutland. This is a very small airport somewhat distant from town, so be sure to arrange transportation ahead of time. It's about 2 hours by car to Burlington.

Get around

Downtown Rutland is easily walkable, but to go anywhere else you'll either need a car or take public transit. There is a local bus service called The Bus. The Bus also runs to Killington for $2.


Center Street lit up at night during a festival, with the historic and still-operating Paramount Theatre on the left




Longfellow School


Go next

Routes through Rutland

Troy Whitehall  W  E  Killington White River Junction
Burlington Middlebury  N  S  Manchester Pittsfield

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