Three area airports provide service to this portion of New England.
- Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) is an hour-and-a-half drive from Durham
- Manchester, NH Airport (MHT) is an hour drive from Durham
- Portland, ME Jetport (PWM) is an hour drive from Durham
For ease of travel, Manchester Airport is recommended.
Shuttle Service can be arranged to and from the airport if a rental car is not desired
Driving Directions: For those arriving by car, visit the UNH-IOL directions page.
Services from Boston, MA
Take the train from Boston (North Station) to Durham, NH (the final destination of the train is Portland, ME).
Taking the train is a great way to avoid having to rent a car and drive in Boston. The train is convenient for a number of reasons including a free wireless connection and a cafe that serves a variety of food and beverages. Tickets can purchased online, or at the North Station ticket booth. The trip takes about an hour and twenty minutes.
C & J Service Shuttle
The C & J shuttle is another transportation option. It is especially convenient for people coming from, or going to, Logan Airport in Boston. The bus makes pickups at the airport 10 minutes past the hour every hour and drops passengers off in Portsmouth, NH or Dover, NH.
The bus offers scheduled service from Boston (South Station) to Portsmouth, NH. From Portsmouth connect to Durham from Market Square using Wildcat Transit Route 4, Wildcat Transit.
Boston, MBTA (subway)
Boston MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) is the most convenient way to get around the city. The MBTA takes you from the airport to the train station, as well as downtown Boston.
Services from Manchester, NH
It is recommended to make arrangements for pick-up service in advance of your arrival into Manchester, NH.
Transportation to the UNH-IOL from Durham
Wildcat Transit operates Campus Connector routes within the UNH campus and public transit routes between campus and Dover, Newington, Newmarket, and Portsmouth. All routes are open to the public, and Campus Connector routes are free. The buses follow distinct weekday and weekend schedules, usually running every hour from 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
This campus map displays the bus stops. The UNH campus is a walking campus. It is easy to get from both the New England Center and the Holiday Inn hotel to the UNH-IOL by using the campus map.
The Cooperative Alliance of Seacoast Transportation (COAST) Bus
The COAST bus offers transportation around the Seacoast for those who are interested to explore New Hampshire and its cities.