Directions to Buddhist Retreat Center in Barnet, VT

1344 US Route 5 South
Barnet, Vermont 05821


Milarepa Center is located in northeastern Vermont on the New Hampshire border, one hour north of White River Junction off of Interstate 91. We are located approximately one hour south of the Canadian border and three hours northwest of Boston.

DRIVING 

DIRECTIONS

Driving from the South

On Interstate 91, take Exit 18. Turn right at the exit and take the first left onto Church Street until it ends at a stop sign (the Barnet Village Store will be on your right). Turn left onto US 5 (which isn’t marked). Go half a mile, just after going under the two underpasses, turn hard left into the driveway marked by a Milarepa sign with prayer banners.

Driving from the North

On Interstate 91, take Exit 18. Turn left at the exit and follow the instructions above taking the first left onto Church Street.

Please note: Our driveway is unpaved and quite steep. During the winter season we keep our driveway plowed at all times and sanded for guests arriving for retreat.

If you have additional questions about arranging transportation to or from Milarepa Center,
please call (802) 633-4136 or email us at milarepa@milarepacenter.org.

CAR 

RENTAL

Enterprise Rental Car has nearby branches in St. Johnsbury, Vermont and Burlington, Vermont. For more information, visit their website, or call (800) 261-7331.

AIR

TRAVEL

Here are the nearest major airports, and our suggestions for ground travel:


Logan International Airport, Boston, MA


Distance from Milarepa: about 3 hours by car

Recommended ground transportation

Dartmouth Coach from Logan Airport to the Hanover Inn in Hanover, NH


Cost: about $38 one way
Or Take Concord Coach from Logan Airport to Littlenton, NH


Cost: about $37 one way

If arriving on weekend, take the Dartmouth Coach from Logan Airport to Hanover or Lebanon, New Hampshire

Then take:

Apex Car Service to Milarepa
Base rate of $138 for 1 or 2 people. Third person is an additional $30. In addition, there will also be a 20% driver gratuity added to the base rate and a $6 per car fuel fee.

Burlington International Airport, Burlington, Vermont


Distance from Milarepa: about 2 hours by car
Recommended ground transportation:
Vermont Tour and Charter from Burlington Airport to Milarepa


Cost: $130 one way; $20 for each additional passenger

Manchester Boston Regional Airport
, Manchester, New Hampshire


Distance from Milarepa: about 2 hours 15 minutes by car

Recommended ground transportation:
Greyhound Bus (Vermont Transit) from Manchester to White River Junction
Cost: $23.75 to $26.50 one way. Best is to call the local number (802) 295-3011 for fares and schedules as the Greyhound website does not have the information.

Then take:
Apex Car Service from White River Junction to Milarepa
Base rate of $138 for 1 or 2 people. Third person is an additional $30. In addition, there will also be a 20% driver gratuity added to the base rate and a $6 per car fuel fee.

Lebanon Regional Airport
, Lebanon, New Hampshire


Distance from Milarepa – about 1 hour by car

Recommended ground transportation:
Apex Car Service from Lebanon Airport to Milarepa
Base rate of $138 for 1 or 2 people. Third person is an additional $30. In addition, there will also be a 20% driver gratuity added to the base rate and a $6 per car fuel fee.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

These services can deliver you to towns near Milarepa Center and regional transportation services can then pick you up.


Amtrak (train)
(800) 872-7245 or www.amtrak.com

Departs major stations such as Penn Station, New York or South Station, Boston and arrives White River Junction, Vermont


Greyhound Bus

(Vermont Transit) from Manchester to White River Junction Cost: $23.75 to $26.50 one way. Best is to call the local number (802) 295-3011 for fares and schedules as the Greyhound website does not always have all of the information.


Dartmouth Coach (bus)
(800) 637-0123 or 603-448-2800


Departs Logan Airport or South Station Bus Terminal in Boston and arrives Hanover, New Hampshire
Transdev Limocar (bus)
(514) 842-2281 or www.transdev.ca
Depart: Station Centrale a’Autobus, Montreal, Quebec
Arrive: Magog, Quebec

REGIONAL

TRANSPORTATION

SERVICES

Once you are in the area, these services can transport you directly to Milarepa.


Apex Car Service
Apex offers rides to Milarepa Center with pickup from White River Junction, Vermont and Hanover or Lebanon, New Hampshire. Base rate of $138 for 1 or 2 people. Third person is an additional $30. In addition, there will also be a 20% driver gratuity added to the base rate and a $6 per car fuel fee. Apex accepts credit cards.


To make pickup arrangements with Apex, call their reservations line at (603) 252-8294. Arrangements should be made at least 48 hours in advance. The minimum advance time to schedule a pickup is 24 hours.

Rural Community Transportation

Rural Community Transportation (RCT) offers shuttle service between Milarepa and most nearby towns. Common towns for pickup include: White River Junction, Montpelier, and Burlington, Vermont and Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire; and Magog, Quebec.

Cost for one-way travel to Milarepa varies by pickup location and number of passengers: approximately $35 each for two people from White River Junction or Hanover (or $70 for one person); $55 each for two people from Burlington (or $110 for one person), etc. Please inquire about the cost when you make your reservation.

RCT also operates a regular shuttle service from White River Junction and St. Johnsbury (the closest town to Milarepa) to the Barnet Park and Ride (the closest stop to Milarepa) so check their website for scheduled times and costs.

Vermont Tour and Charter

Burlington pickups
Vermont Tour and Charter offers pickup from Burlington International Airport and delivery to Milarepa. One-way fee is $130.
Reserve a shuttle through their website, or call (802) 734-1293. Give at least 48 hours advance notice.

OUR AFFILIATION

We are affiliated with the FPMT – Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition.

Milarepa Center strictly abides by the Ethical Policy laid out by the FPMT which is included in our affiliation agreement with FPMT. In addition, it is Milarepa Center’s policy that harassment and/or abuse in any form will not be tolerated. Further, any teacher(s) who has a form of legal/official abuse allegations made against them will not be invited to teach at Milarepa Center.

For information and procedures on problem solving and/or reporting abuse or filing a complaint within the FPMT, please click here.

Milarepa Center

1344 U.S. Route 5 South

Barnet, Vermont 05821

(802) 633-4136

 milarepa@milarepacenter.org