Transportation Options

Public Transportation

Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR)

ACTR logo

Middlebury College students, staff, and faculty ride in-town ACTR buses for free. ACTR buses provide regularly scheduled bus services in town and to the Middlebury College Snow Bowl with stops on the Middlebury College campus.

ACTR also offers commuter buses to Burlington, Rutland, and neighboring towns. Staff and faculty ride commuter buses (both CCTA and ACTR) for free when they pick up a bus sticker from Human Resources. Students must pay for commuter buses.

ACTR bus map and schedules

For more information call 802-388-1946 or 800-685-RIDE (7433).

TIP: You can take your bike on the bus!

Buses, Trains, Airports


  • Vermont Translines
    Daily service from campus. Morning to Albany via Rutland. Evenings to Burlington.
  • Dartmouth Coach
    Travel from Hanover, NH to Boston, MA.
  • Greyhound Lines
    Stops throughout Vermont, including Middlebury, Rutland, White River Junction, and Burlington.
  • Megabus
    Daily service from Burlington to New York, Boston, Montpelier, Amherst and Hartford


  • Amtrak
    Neaby Amtrak stops include Port Henry, NY (25 minute drive from Middlebury), Rutland, VT (45 minute drive), and Essex Junction, VT (one hour drive). Note that the train does not currently stop in Middlebury. Sign up for the Amtrak student advantage card for student discounts.


Middlebury SGA Break Buses

For most College recess periods, the Student Government Association offers discounted chartered buses for students traveling to Boston, New York City, the Burlington International Airport, and the Burlington Greyhound Station. Bus schedules and rates are announced during the semester. More information.

Midd Rides

Midd Rides is an evening transportation service available to Middlebury College Community members. It operates each night during the academic year when classes are in session (September - May).
Sunday – Thursday 7:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Friday & Saturday 8:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

Zipcar, Carpooling, Ride Shares


Zipcars are available to Middlebury College students, faculty and staff on an hourly and daily rental basis.Currently, the College has two vehicles available located in the parking lot behind the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest.Sign up for a Middlebury Zipcar account.


Zimride helps you offer or request rides for commutes, road trips, and popular events. If you have a car, split costs by offering rides. If you don't have a car, find rides where you need to go. With Go Vermont's partnership with Zimride, you can find others going the same way you are. Learn more.

Vermont Rideshare

Vermont Rideshare offers a free, computer generated matchlist of names, phone numbers and schedules of neighbors who want to share a ride to and from their workplaces.They also offer a free emergency ride home program if you participate in carpooling two or more days per week.  Learn more at: Go Vermont

Private Taxis and Shuttles

Middlebury Transit
toll-free: 800-388-1002 (24 hours)
Middlebury College and the Student Government Association have partnered with Middlebury Transit to provide students with transportation to and from the Burlington International Airport. As an added assistance, Middlebury Transit provides ride sharing assistance for students and groups traveling to the airport during peak break periods.

Vermont Tour and Charter
Middlebury to Burlington
Same day, round trip transportation
Groups up to 10 passengers
Flexible hours, door to door service
Concerts, shopping, sightseeing and more

Jessica's Vital Transit
Private Service or customized van pooling
Complimentary van-pooling organization
Office Hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Service: Most Any Hour, with 48-hour notice
Rate information
Reservation/cancellation policy
Guarantee Service with Visa/MC or Discover

New England Taxi Airport Transportation
Friendly, Courteous and very competitive rates
Minivan taxi & town car services
Airport transportation for students, teachers, parents, friends
Burlington airport $70.00 one person
each additional person $5.00 more
To Megabus or Amtrak or other destinations please call.
We can transport you to any other airport you need including:
Montreal , Albany, Plattsburgh, Manchester, Boston, Newark, New York City & many more destinations
Reserve here or by phone at (802) 598-7254 or (802) 777-0392.

Small City Taxi
Contact: Rick Loyer

Regional Taxi
Contact: James Bonna
Competitive rates to/from local stations: $75 to Burlington for up to 4 people, $5 for each additional rider. $85 to/from Essex Junction Amtrak station, $265 to/from Montreal. Early morning/late night rides.

AA Transportation
24/7 service. $60 flatrate service to/from anywhere in the Burlington area, split the cost between up to 7 passengers.  AA Transportation values timeliness and safety.