Where is Killington, Vermont and How Do You Get There?

Fall colors, winter skiing, summer sports – whenever you visit, Vermont is truly magical, and Killington’s best attractions are located right in the middle of it all. In and around town, there’s plenty to keep the whole family occupied, and numerous other tourist destinations are only a short drive away.

How does one get to Killington? Car, air, train, or even helicopter charter are all viable methods. Here are the best options for getting to our Killington vacation rentals.

How does one get to Killington? Car, air, train, or even helicopter charter are all viable methods. Here are the best options for getting to  Killington.


By car, Killington is within easy driving distance from major New England cities, perfect for a long-weekend getaway with the family. Killington is located approximately:

  • 3.5 hours from both Providence, RI, and Portland, ME
  • Boston and Worcester are a 3-hour drive

Directions to Killington are quite straightforward. Follow Route 4 across Vermont, and you can’t miss it. Killington is in the middle of the state, central to everything. 

Round-trip bus services are available from New York City through Ovrride, which offers pick up locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan to Killington Resort. The transportation can be purchased along with lift tickets. This service is available on weekends during the winter season.

New England Snow Bus provides a similar service during winter season, picking passengers up from locations in Boston, Andover, and Rockland and bringing them to Killington Resort. Lift tickets may also be purchased with transportation.

Daily scheduled buses run from Burlington, VT, Albany, NY, and Hanover, NH, through Vermont Translines. Passengers are dropped off at the Killington Welcome Center. From Rutland, VT, hourly bus services are available through the Bus to Killington. 


If you prefer the good, old-fashioned scenic route, Amtrak offers daily service between New York City and Rutland, VT, by way of Albany. From Rutland, catch one of the hourly buses to Killington Resort. 

Alternatively, those traveling from farther distances on a budget may use Amtrak to reach New York and from there transfer to Rutland. 


Vacationers traveling greater distances will likely find flight the most convenient form of travel. Depending on your departure airport, budget, and other factors, there are numerous international and regional airports to choose from.

  • Manchester Regional Airport (MHT) 2 hrs. 10 min.
  • Rutland Regional Airport (RUT) 35 min.
  • Burlington International Airport (BTV) 1 hr. 45 min.
  • Albany International Airport (ALB) 2 hrs. 15 min.
  • Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT – 2 hrs. 40 min.
  • Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA – 3 hrs.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is almost a 5-hour drive to Killington. 

Major airport hubs across the nation, such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Atlanta, all provide affordable roundtrip flights (less than $300, sometimes less than $200) to airports within driving distance of Killington. In combination with bus, train, or car, arriving in Killington should be a smooth and simple process. 

Helicopter Charter

Those inclined to private methods of transport, a charter helicopter service is available direct from New York City to Killington Resort through Wings Air Helicopters. An on-site landing pad is located at the resort to provide a comfortable and convenient landing. Though by far the most expensive option, some vacationers may find the convenience of a personal charter most conducive to their busy schedules. 

Killington Vacation Rentals

To ensure your perfect Vermont vacation, the Killington Group provides a wide arrange of sales and rentals that will meet every need and budget. Browse our website for a wide array of vacation rentals. Our cozy Killington house rentals accommodate anywhere from eight to twenty-four people, perfect for large groups, extended family gatherings, or smaller families who enjoy the extra space to themselves.

Friendly and knowledgeable local staff are available to assist you with the perfect booking. Come by plane, train, helicopter, car, or bus – you’ll find the journey worth it after a few days on the beautiful Killington mountain ski slopes!