Here are a few things to keep in mind before planning your Killington Attractions.
Getting Around Killington
Getting around Killington attractions is quick and easy with several shuttle bus systems. The Bus is an express line servicing several counties in Vermont. The Diamond Express runs along Highway 4 (Killington Road) from the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland to the Killington Ski Resort, passing the Pico Mountain Ski Resort along the way.
A one-way trip from Rutland to Killington is just $2. You also can purchase summer and winter passes for $150, which are great for those frequent trips to the slopes and valley trails. Service operates seven days a week beginning at 7:15 a.m. and ending at 11:15 p.m.
Killington Express Shuttle and Gramps Shuttle serve local airports, Amtrak stations, ski resorts and events. The Killington Express connects our vacation rentals to Killington’s adventure hotspots. It’s available 24/7 and can accommodate any size party.
Go by Train or Plane
If you’re traveling regionally, consider taking the train for a convenient, simple way to get into Killington. The Rutland Amtrak station is 15 miles from Killington. There is no ticket agent in Rutland, so you need to make your reservation beforehand. The Ethan Allen Express train from Albany to Rutland takes just 2.5 hours. Gramps Shuttle can take you to and from the station. With Gramps, a one-way trip from the Amtrak station to Killington costs $40 for up to two people.
You can also fly into Rutland by way of the Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional Airport, which offers three round trip flights from Boston each day. If you’re coming in from another state, this is the preferred method of travel.
Killington Vermont Things To Do
There’s always a lot going on in Killington, so it can be hard to squeeze everything you want to do into one weekend or even one day. There are special events happening all the time, too, so do a bit of digging on the websites for the Killington and Pico Mountain Resorts and find events you might want to check out. For example, the resorts host concerts, bridal shows, ski and snowboard competitions and equipment demos.