There are four main ways to get to The Gargoyle House -- planes, trains, busses and automobiles:
Driving instructions for The Gargoyle House are found at: Directions
From Boston/New York City
There are two main bus lines that service the Upper Valley/Northeast Kingdom; The Darmouth Coach and Greyhound Bus Lines. Greyhound has busses to White River Junction, and Dartmouth Coach brings you to Hanover, NH, which is about 30 minutes south of The Gargoyle House. The Dartmouth Coach is a very good service, and includes wifi. It is the better choice.
By Train to New Haven with Rental Car to GH
Get yourself to New York City then easy trip here
A good solution to travelling which gives you freedom while visiting is to take Metro North from Grand Central Station in NYC to New Haven, CT. There are rental car companies like Avis and Budget that operate directly from New Haven's Union Station with significantly lower rates than one can find in or near NYC. The drive up Interstate 91 to the Gargoyle House is direct and scenic. This option works well if you want freedom to tour or get around locally while staying at the House. This is also a good option for those flying into NYC who want more freedom to see New England during their stay.
From Montreal/Quebec City/Ottawa
Once you are in Montreal, you can take a bus operated by Limocar from Montreal to Magog, which is a bit over an hour from The Gargoyle House. Tickets can be purchased online and the bus leaves every 1-2 hours. -- please be sure you email The Gargoyle House before booking your bus. You must have a passport to cross the border and you need to ensure that your arrival/departure times in Magog are at convenient times to arrange a ride across the border and to the lodge.
Again, if you want to come by bus, please be sure to email and arrange to be picked up at the station.
Amtrak has a special train that runs from Washington, D.C. to Vermont, 'The Vermonter'. The closest station at which you can be picked up is 'White River Junction', which is located about 40 minutes south of The Gargoyle House. Reservations and schedule information can be found on the Amtrak website:
If you want to come by train, please be sure to email and arrange to be picked up at the station.
The two closest international airports are Burlington, VT or Manchester, NH. Many men rent a car at the airports for the short drive (1 1/4 to 1 3/4 hour) to The Gargoyle House. Sometimes, a pickup at the airport is possible -- please email to arrange this.
A commuter airline, Cape Air, also offers service to the West Lebanon, NH Airport, where you can either rent a car (including for example Avis and Hertz) for a short drive up to the Gargoyle House, or arrange for a pickup in the truck. Be sure to email if you want a ride from the airport.
Located in Newbury/Wells River, Vermont. Gateway
to the Northeast Kingdom.