Things To Do
White Water Rafting
Skiing and Riding
Canoeing and Kayaking
Outfitters and Guides
Kid Friendly Attractions
Christmas Tree Farms
Food and Drink
Pick Your Own
New Hampshire Made
Fall Vacation Inspiration
Live Free with Kris Travel Blog
Food and Drink Tours
Connecticut River Byway
Places To Stay
Bed & Breakfasts and Inns
Cabins and Cottages
Condos and Vacation Rentals
Hotels and Motels
Safety Rest Areas
Chambers of Commerce
Crossing the Canadian Border
Great North Woods
While there’s a certain amount of spontaneity in every vacation, it’s important to have a plan in place for getting around once you’ve arrived in New Hampshire. Luckily, interstate highways, well-maintained local roads, convenient airports, and bus and train facilities are all easily accessible and provide travelers with a variety of ways to navigate around the state. As you plan your trip, keep these transportation options in mind.
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 by 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, multi-lane access to many parts of New Hampshire, and
makes toll roads a breeze. 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:
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
, 800-639-8080 or 603-845-1999
NH Bus Stops: Concord, Londonderry, Manchester, Nashua, North Londonderry, Salem
Peter Pan Bus Lines
NH Bus Stops: Concord, Manchester, Nashua
NH Bus Stops: Dover, Portsmouth
Take the Train to New Hampshire
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.
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