The SIT Graduate Institute is located at 1 Kipling Road, PO Box 676, Brattleboro, VT 05302-0676. Brattleboro, Vermont, is 120 miles (193 km) northwest of Boston, 200 miles (322 km) north of New York City, and 90 miles (145 km) north of Hartford, Connecticut. Brattleboro does not have its own airport but is serviced by bus, train, and/or private shuttle from the regional airports.
Arriving by Air
Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts; Bradley International Airport near Hartford, Connecticut; John F. Kennedy Airport in New York; and Newark International Airport in New Jersey are the closest airports to Brattleboro. You may want to check websites or call your travel agent to confirm information before beginning your trip, as fares and schedules can change. Bus and train services are available from New York and New Jersey airports, while a private shuttle service is the most reliable form of transportation from the Boston and Hartford airports to the Vermont campus.
Arriving by Bus
There is bus service to Brattleboro via Greyhound Bus. The Brattleboro bus station is located at 429 Canal Street, about four miles from the campus.
If you arrive at Bradley International Airport (Hartford) and want to take the bus to Brattleboro, it is necessary to use a local bus to travel from the airport to the Greyhound bus station (Union Station) in Hartford. (A taxi is a more expensive alternative for the 13-mile trip.) Please visit www.cttransit.com for up-to-date local bus departure times from the airport.
If you arrive at Logan International Airport (Boston), your most direct option for transportation to Brattleboro is Thomas Transportation. There is no direct bus service from Boston to Brattleboro. If you choose to use bus transportation from Logan, you will first travel westbound from the airport to Springfield, Massachusetts, and, changing buses, continue north from Springfield to Brattleboro.
Arriving by Train
The train station is located in downtown Brattleboro, about three miles from campus. Please note there is no phone in the train station so it is important to make arrangements for pick-up in advance.
You can get to Brattleboro using Amtrak. For the latest schedules, call their toll-free number 800 872-7245 or visit the Amtrak website. If you are outside the US, contact your travel agent.
Thomas Transportation Shuttle Service
Thomas Transportation runs a private airport shuttle service from both Logan and Bradley airports and will bring you directly to campus. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance. Call 800 526-8143 (in the US) or 603 352-5550 (outside the US). MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express; traveler's checks; and cash are accepted. For more information, visit the Thomas Transportation website.
Note: If you reserve Thomas Transportation shuttle service but do not use it, they will expect payment for this reservation. You must cancel your reservation to avoid a charge from them.
Arriving by Car
From Hartford, Connecticut (Bradley Airport), allow 1.5 hours.
Take Interstate 91 north toward Springfield, Massachusetts. Stay on I-91 all the way north through Massachusetts and into Vermont. Follow Driving Directions Within Vermont below.
From Boston, Massachusetts (Logan Airport), allow 3 hours.
Leaving Logan, drive through the tunnel and follow signs for Interstate 93 (Southeast Expressway).
On I-93, follow signs to Route 90, the Massachusetts Turnpike. (You might have to go south for one or two exits to pick up Route 90.) Take the Massachusetts Turnpike through Boston and into Newton. (There is a 50-cent toll.)
Get off at the exit for Routes 95 & 128. There is a tollbooth off to the right of the main tollbooth for Route 90 west. (There is a 50-cent toll.) Take Route 95 north toward New Hampshire and Maine.
Continue on to Route 2 west, toward Fitchburg. Do not go east toward Arlington.
Take Route 2 west to Greenfield, Massachusetts, then get on Interstate 91 going north to VermontFollow Driving Directions Within Vermont below.
From New York City, allow 5 hours.
Take the West Side Highway out of the city. This turns into Route 9A (also the Henry Hudson Parkway).
Follow the Henry Hudson Parkway to the Saw Mill Parkway, then to the Hutchinson Parkway, which turns into the Merritt Parkway in Connecticut.
At the end of the Merritt Parkway, bear left. Merge with the traffic on Route 15. Stay in the right lane, which is marked "Exit Only for I-91 north."
Follow I-91 north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, and into Vermont. Follow Driving Directions Within Vermont below.
From New Jersey, allow 5.5 hours.
Follow I-95 north to I-91 north through Connecticut and Massachusetts and into Vermont.
Follow Driving Directions Within Vermont below.
Take Exit 3 off Interstate 91 in Vermont. Follow the exit ramp to a roundabout, take the first right out of the roundabout onto Putney Road (Route 5) south. Proceed southbound on Putney Road one quarter mile to Black Mountain Road (traffic light).
Turn right and follow road over I-91 overpass. After two rather sharp curves, Black Mountain Road bears to the left. You bear right onto Kipling Road, to the top of the hill. Turn left at first opportunity — Dickinson Road — and take the first right onto Wallace Way.
Stop at the directory for further directions for parking and building locations.