Transportation, Directions and Maps
Westport can be reached via the Adirondack Northway (Interstate 87) - 4 miles east of exit 31 on Route 9N. Driving time is approximately 4-5 hours from the New York metropolitan area or 1.5-2 hours south from Montreal. The most convenient airport to Westport is Burlington, Vermont. The cottage is about an hour and a half drive from the airport (by bridge or ferry). The Albany, NY airport is about 2 hours south of Westport. If you pilot a small plane, you might be able to make arrangements to fly into Westport's little, grass runway airport. By train Westport can be reached from New York's Penn Station and from Montreal. Two trains a day stop at the Westport depot. Finally, Wesport can be reached by private boat through either the Champlain Canal (from the Hudson River) or the Chambly Canal (from the St. Lawrence River) from anywhere in the world.
Burlington International Airport
Burlington is served by USAirways, United, Continental, Delta, Jet Blue and Northwest with service to Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; New York City; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; and Albany, NY.
Albany Airport, NY
Albany Airport is served by Air Canada, American Eagle, Continental Connection, Continental Express, Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest.
Clinton County Airport, NY
A transition is currently underway and when complete the new Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) located at the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base will replace the current Clinton County Airport. When complete, this will become the nearest airport to Westport.
Westport Airport, NY
Small aircraft only - (518) 962-4591
Amtrak Westport Station
(518) 962-8730 - 6705 Main St, Westport, NY 12993
The train runs from NYC to Montreal daily.
Three convenient and spectacular ferry crossings between Vermont and New York,
along with a variety of excursion cruises.
Westport NY is accessible by boat from anywhere in the world. With a series of locks you can journey here from NY's Hudson River, The Great Lakes and from the St. Lawrence Seaway.