Car Hire at Burlington Airport
This information is correct as of August 2015
Whether you want to catch a baseball game in Montpelier, dine in style in elegant Montreal or have a hip night out in Burlington, you can find the best car hire at Burlington Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Burlington Airport
There are nine car hire companies with desks at Burlington Airport; Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Advantage. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Burlington Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a petrol station located on the airport site, just a 5 minute drive from the terminal. Head northeast on Airport Crescent, turn left onto Airport Drive and then left onto Williston Road. The Maplefields at the Airport petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Burlington Airport
Burlington Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The Chittenden County Transportation Authority’s South Burlington Circulator route 12 connects the airport with Burlington, South Burlington and the University of Vermont. Interstate 89 lies just to the east of Burlinton centre which is accessible via exit 14W. The south end of town can be accessed Interstate 189 at exit 13. Interstate 89 continues north to the Canadian border at Highgate and south to the New Hampshire border. It is a 6 hour drive from New York City, a 3.5 hour drive from Boston and a 1.5 hour drive from Montreal.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Burlington Airport.
The capital of Vermont, with its historic old sugar works, fabulous theatres and farmers markets, is ideal for leisurely browsing. Long balmy summers are filled with festivals and evening concerts while the Vermont Mountaineers frequently play games of baseball to lively crowds. Grab a hot dog and enjoy the game!
Montpelier is a 45 minute drive from Burlington Airport. From the airport get on to the US-2/Williston Road and then onto the VT-2A south. Merge with the Interstate 89 South. Take exit 8 towards Montpelier and follow signs for the city centre.
Montreal is an elegant metropolis that invokes the spirit of European cities like Vienna. St Lawrence is the place for a good time with bars and live music venues while summers fill with festivals celebrating everything from comedy and film to beer and jazz. Pavement cafes teem with life while nights are filled with clubbing, concerts, balls and fine dining. A fabulous urban park ensures sanctuary from the city while a host of fabulous museums and galleries lie in wait for culture vultures. Ethnic neighbourhoods, outdoor markets and waterfront boulevards give this city a year round buzz.
Montreal is just under 2 hours drive from Burlington Airport. Get on to the Interstate 89 North toll road and merge onto the QC-133 North. Stay on the right hand side and merge on to Autoroute de la Vellee des Fortes. From here take exit 55 to merge with the Autoroute 10 towards Montreal. Exit at gate 58 and follow signs for the centre.
This hip city is packed with cool bars, clubs and restaurants, cutting edge galleries and lively marketplaces. Pedestrian malls provide plenty of shopping opportunities while the waterfront is ideal for those wanting to get on their bike, go for a jog or stroll the winding pathways. Picnics and sailing are common summer activities while foodies will be in their element with all the fresh locally grown produce on sale in local markets and served up in chic cafes.
Burlington is just a 10 minute drive from the airport. Simply head northeast on Airport Circular, take a right onto Airport Drive, take a left onto White Street then right into Williston Road. Continue on the US-2 West following signs to the main street.
Parking in Burlington is in the form of NCP car parks and on-street parking. On-street parking is in short supply in the city centre. The Park and Ride is a cheaper option for those who don’t mind leaving their car on the outskirts and taking public transport into the city centre. Garage parking is free for the first two hours then $1.00 per half an hour. The maximum daily rate is $8.00. Sundays and holidays are free. Metered parking is charged from 8am to 6pm on Monday to Saturday with Sundays free. Charges start from 25 cents per 15 minutes.
Prices subject to change