Ground Transportation

Interstate highways, well-maintained local roads, convenient airports, and bus and train facilities provide travelers with a variety of ways to get to and navigate around New Hampshire. As you plan your New Hampshire trip, here are some transportation options for you to consider.

Visit New Hampshire by Car

Driving to and around New Hampshire offers the greatest flexibility and lets you explore areas of the state not accessible via public transportation. New Hampshire is home to renowned scenic byways that beckon to drivers, and you'll want to travel them at your own pace, stopping to appreciate the state's wondrous views.

Interstate routes 89, 93, and 95 provide convenient, multilane access to many parts of New Hampshire. E-ZPass can speed your trip along toll roads. Pick up a free Official New Hampshire Highway Map at one of the state's Welcome and Information Centers.

If you require a rental car for your travels, rental-car companies that serve New Hampshire include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation's Online Transportation Management Center provides real-time information on road work and lane closures statewide.

Take a Bus to New Hampshire

Several bus lines provide transportation to New Hampshire cities and vacation destinations including:
  • Greyhound, 800-231-2222
    • NH Greyhound Bus Stops: Berlin, Center Harbor, Concord, Conway, Dover, Franconia, Gorham, Hanover, Jackson, Keene, Lebanon, Lincoln, Littleton, Manchester, Manchester–Boston Regional Airport, Meredith, Moultonborough, Nashua, New Hampton, North Conway, North Londonderry, Pinkham Notch, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Salem, Tilton, West Ossipee
  • Concord Coach Lines, 800-639-3317 or 603-228-3300
    • NH Bus Stops: Berlin, Center Harbor, Concord, Conway, Franconia, Gorham, Jackson, Lincoln, Littleton, Manchester, Meredith, New Hampton, North Conway, North Londonderry, Pinkham Notch, Plymouth, Salem, Tilton, West Ossipee
  • Boston Express, 800-639-8080 or 603-845-1999
    • NH Bus Stops: Concord, Londonderry, Manchester, Nashua, North Londonderry, Salem
  • Peter Pan Bus Lines, 800-343-9999
    • NH Bus Stops: Concord, Manchester, Nashua
  • C&J, 800-258-7111
    • NH Bus Stops: Dover, Portsmouth
Take the Train to New Hampshire

Amtrak provides passenger rail transportation service to stations in New Hampshire. The Amtrak Downeaster Line connects points along the New England coast between Boston, Massachusetts, and Brunswick, Maine, including three New Hampshire destinations: Exeter, Durham/UNH, and Dover. The Amtrak Vermonter train connecting Washington, D.C., and St. Albans, Vermont, stops in Claremont, New Hampshire.