Visiting Green Mountain College

Traveling to Green Mountain College

Directions to the Language Academy at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont.

Green Mountain College is located in southern Vermont in the town of Poultney on the western side of the state, about 45 minutes south of Middlebury.

Directions By Car

From Burlington, Vermont:

Take Route 7 South. Turn right onto Rte 22A in Vergennes. Follow through Fair Haven and New York. Turn left at Poultney sign. At red blinking light bear right and proceed to Green Mountain College.

From Eastern Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Albany:

Garden State Parkway North to New York Thruway North I-87. In Albany, take exit 24 and continue on the Northway, North I-87 to exit 20. Take a left at the light onto Route 9. Proceed to light at Route 149 and turn right onto 149. Follow 149 to town of Fort Ann. Turn left onto Route 4 North. Proceed to Route 22 South. Follow 22 to blinking light at Route 22A. Continue on 22A for approximately six miles. Bear right at sign for Poultney and proceed to Green Mountain College.

From Western Connecticut/NYC:

From New York City take the Taconic Parkway North to Route 90 east. Take exit 3B to Route 22 north. Follow Route 22 North through the town of Granville. When you pass the McDonald’s in Granville, continue on Route 22 North to the blinking light at Route 22A. Turn right onto 22A and continue approximately six miles. Bear right at sign for Poultney and continue on to Green Mountain College.

From New Hampshire/Boston:

Route 3 or I-93 North to Concord, NH. Take I-89 North to VT. From I-89 take the Woodstock/Rutland & Route 4 exit. Stay on Route 4 West through Rutland (road becomes 4-lane divided highway). Take Route 4 to exit 4 which is Route 30 South. Follow Route 30 South to Poultney. At the light take a right onto Main Street and proceed straight to Green Mountain College.

Directions By Plane

Albany International Airport (ALB) in New York is the preferred airport and is approximately 90 minutes from GMC. Burlington International Airport is about two hours from GMC. Commuter flights from Boston, Massachusetts to Southern Vermont Regional Airport in Rutland are another option. (Southern Vermont Regional Airport in Rutland is about 30 minutes from Green Mountain College.) Please note that we only shuttle students to and from campus from the Albany International Airport.

Directions By Train

Amtrak train service is available from Albany, New York or New York City to Castleton, Vermont, about 10 minutes from the Green Mountain College campus.

Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service will be available between Green Mountain College campus and Albany International Airport, Albany–Rensselaer Station, and Castleton Station on Arrival and Departure Days. Students traveling by plane will be met in the baggage claim area on Arrival Day, and will be taken to their gate security check point on Departure Day. Official Unaccompanied Minors will be met at arrival gate and escorted through security to departure gate. To make your shuttle reservation, submit your arrival and/or departure details in the Travel Information online form.

Minors Traveling Alone

If your child will be traveling alone, please consult your transportation service (airline or train) on its Unaccompanied Minor (U.M.) policy. Passengers aged 16 and younger are often required to use the carrier’s U.M. service which provides your child with an escort from the trip’s beginning to its end. To use the service, parents must notify the airline in advance and complete the appropriate paperwork. Academy staff will be prepared to escort each officially registered U.M. through security to and from their gate. The Academy authorization contact for Unaccompanied Minors is: Program Representative, Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy, 23 Pond Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753. To be sure we are prepared for your U.M. and are in compliance with any specific U.M. procedures, please submit your U.M. requirements in the Travel Information online form. An Academy representative will contact you to confirm travel arrangements.