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Transportation

Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, Vermont is 130 miles from Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts and 110 miles from Bradley International Airport (BDL) near Hartford, Connecticut.
 

Train Information

Amtrack offers "The Vermonter" which runs daily between Washington, DC and St. Albans, Vermont. Times and pricing can be found here. The closest stop to Saxtons River,VT is in Bellows Falls, VT which is just a quick 10 minute ride (via taxi - Village Taxi 802-376-0888) to Vermont Academy. Please contact Village Taxi at least one business day in advance to schedule your reservation.

 

FASEB Chartered Shuttle Bus

If you fly into Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, a chartered shuttle bus from Premier Coach Co., Inc. has been arranged to transport FASEB participants to Vermont Academy on Sunday for $55.  The bus leaves the airport promptly at 2:30PM. Because there is a limited amount of time the bus can remain in the pick-up area, unfortunately it cannot wait for anyone that may be running late.
 
On Friday, a bus will return to Logan International Airport.  The return fee is also $55.  Please view the conference agenda for the meeting you will be attending for the departure time.
 
The ride to and from Logan International Airport and Vermont Academy is approximately 3 hours.  Be sure to plan your flight arrangements accordingly taking into account the extra security procedures that are in place and clearing customs.
 
Advance reservations are required. Seats are limited, reserve your seat early. Reservations will not be accepted after the deadline date on the reservation form. The reservation link will be included in the email that confirms registration payment. If you need this link resent, please email vermont@faseb.org
 

Bus Location:

Meet at Terminal C (Aerodrome office)
Previously called Terminal D, but has recently been reassigned as Terminal C
FASEB SRC buses will be just beyond the SILVERLine bus stop

For attendees: If lost while at BOS, please contact Premier Coach for directions at 800-532-1811
 
The following timetable is a listing of all scheduled shuttle bus departure times for each conference.
 

Conference Name

Departure from Boston Logan at 2:30 PM

Departures from Vermont Academy

Ubiquitin and Cellular Regulation

Sunday, June 15

Friday, June 20 @ 12:00 pm

Retinal Neurobiology and Visual Processing

Sunday, June 22

Friday, June 27 @ 12:00 pm

Virus Structure and Assembly

Sunday, June 29

Friday, July 4 @ 12:00 pm

Lipid Droplets: Metabolic Consequences
of the Neutral Lipids Storage

Sunday, July 13

Friday, July 18 @ 9:00 am

Protein Folding in the Cell

Sunday, July 20

Friday, July 25 @ 12:00 pm

The Lung Epithelium in Health & Disease

Sunday, July 27

Friday, August 1 @ 9:00 am

 

If you have any questions please click here to contact the FASEB SRC Office.

 

 

Public Bus Information

Dartmouth Coach:
The Dartmouth Coach provides a shuttle from Logan Airport in Boston to Lebanon, NH every two hours for $38. The times are 8:55AM, 10:55AM, 12:55PM, 2:55PM, 3:55PM 4:55PM, 6:55PM and 8:55PM. Please Note: Prices and times may vary and are subject to change. Please check Dartmouth Coach's website (www.dartmouthcoach.com) for the most up to date information. The bus will pick passengers up outside of the baggage claim on the lower level. To get from Lebanon, NH to Vermont Academy, you must make arrangements with a taxi service. Vermont Academy is approximately one hour away. You may also check their website for additional information, or to confirm the shuttle times: www.dartmouthcoach.com. Reservations are not required.
 
Thomas Transportation Services:
Thomas Transportation Services has served the transportation needs of the Southwestern NH, Southern VT and Northwestern MA areas for over 20 years. Thomas offers round-trip discounts for FASEB attendees. Call or visit their web site to make a reservation. Thomas Transportation's fleet includes sedans, vans, limousines and full size motor coaches, all staffed by professionally trained drivers. Thomas services all the major AIRPORTS in the northeast (Logan, Bradley/Hartford, Manchester and all the New York airports).
 
Phone: 800-526-8143
Fax: 603-355-6348
 
Please check their website for additional information: www.thomastransportation.com

 

Taking the Train from Bradley International Airport (BDL)
Under the Southwest Gate there is a consortium of cars at "Ground Transportation" (860-627-3128) that will take you to the Windsor Locks stop for Amtrak. From the airport to the Amtrak stop is only $16 (max 4 people per car). The "Vermonter" stops at Windsor Locks at 2:24pm heading north to Vermont. Exit the train at the Bellows Falls, VT stop and call Village Taxi (802-376-0888) for a ride to Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, VT. If the taxi is not available, the station manager/agent will assist you.
 
 

Car Rentals

You may also rent a car and drive to Vermont Academy from either Boston or Hartford. Driving time to Vermont Academy from Boston is approximately 3 hours and approximately 2 hours from Hartford.
Car rental companies at Logan International Airport (BOS) and the Bradley International Airport (BDL) are:
 
 
BOS
BDL
Contact
Yes
Yes
877-222-9075
Yes
Yes
800-331-1212
Yes
Yes
800-527-0700
Yes
Yes
800-800-3665
Yes
Yes
800-261-7331
Yes
Yes
800-654-3131
Yes
Yes
877-222-9058
Yes
Yes
800-847-4389

 

Driving Directions

 

From Boston:

  • Take Route 2 West Shortly before Gardner, MA, take Route 140 North (right hand exit) to Route 12 
  • Turn LEFT on Route 12 Proceed on Route 12 for approximately 45 miles (Keene, New Hampshire is located approximately halfway) until you see signs indicating a junction with Route 123 North, and directing traffic to Route 5 and Interstate 91 
  • Turn LEFT on 123 North, crossing the Connecticut River, following the road to a T-intersection (you will drive under a railroad overpass just before the intersection) 
  • Turn RIGHT onto Route 5 North, driving approximately 3 miles to the village of Bellows Falls, VT 
  • At the first traffic light, Route 5 intersects with Route 121 West. 
  • Turn LEFT on Route 121 West and proceed 5 miles to Saxtons River, VT In Saxtons River, turn RIGHT on Pleasant St. (the second right hand turn as you enter the village) 
  • Drive two blocks to the Vermont Academy sign on the LEFT Turn LEFT, proceed to second left into gymnasium parking lot.
 

From Hartford, CT and Points South:

  • Take Interstate 91 North from the airport, through Massachusetts, into Vermont
  • From Interstate 91, take Exit 5, Bellow Falls, VT
  • From the exit ramp, follow signs indicating a RIGHT turn to Route 5 NorthTurn LEFT onto Route 5 North and travel approximately 3 miles to Bellows Falls, VT
  • At the first traffic light, Route 5 intersects with Route 121 West. Turn LEFT on Route 121 West and proceed 5 miles to Saxtons River, VT
  • In Saxtons River, turn RIGHT on Pleasant St. (the second right hand turn as you enter the village)
  • Drive two blocks to the Vermont Academy sign on the LEFT
  • Turn LEFT, proceed to second left into gymnasium parking lot

From Points North of Saxtons River

  • Take Interstate 91 SouthTake Exit 6, Bellows Falls
  • From the exit ramp, bear RIGHT towards Bellows Falls 
  • Go through the town of Bellows Falls
  • At the first traffic light, Route 5 intersects with Route 121 West. Continue through light on Route 121 West. Proceed 5 miles to Saxtons River, VT
  • Saxtons River, turn RIGHT on Pleasant St. (the second right hand turn as you enter the village)
  • Drive two blocks to the Vermont Academy sign on the LEFT
  • Turn LEFT, proceed to second left into gymnasium parking lot

 

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