Vermont Shires Connector bus from Bennington to Albany-Rensselaer

 The Vermont Shires Connector bus from Bennington to Albany-Rensselaer,

connecting with the Amtrak train service to NYC, is now up and running. The bus stops curbside at the Bennington Station restaurant parking lot at 199 River St, and there will be signage for it soon. Tickets can be purchased on the Amtrak website or phone line, or with cash payment (for the bus journey only) to the bus driver. Please find the tentative schedule at:

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All Bus Fares Are One Way*

If you are taking the Vermont Shires Connector and your final destination is AMTRAK, purchase tickets on

For all other point-to-point destinations on Vermont Shires Connector, please purchase tickets with cash from the bus driver. Online ticketing options will be available soon. 


Manchester, VT

Bus Parking

$0.00 $0.00 $7.00 $17.00 $17.50  $19.50

Manchester, VT

Hampton Inn

$0.00  $0.00 $7.00 $17.00 $17.50  $19.50

Manchester, VT


$0.00  $0.00 $7.00 $17.00 $17.50   $19.50

Bennington, VT

Station Restaurant

$7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $10.00 $11.00 $13.00

Rensselaer, NY


$17.00 $17.00 $17.00 $10.00 $1.00  $3.00

Albany, NY

Greyhound Bus Terminal

$17.50 $17.50 $17.50 $11.00 $1.00  $2.00

Colonie, NY

Albany International Airport

 $19.50   $19.50   $19.50  $13.00  $3.00  $2.00

*$2.50 per ticket online-ticketing fee.