Putney is 115 miles from Boston and 215 miles from New York City. The primary airport is Bradley Airport in Hartford, CT. (1.5 hrs by car).
There is Amtrak train and Greyhound bus service to Brattleboro, VT (20 min by taxi).
When driving from the south, take 91 north to exit 4. Turn left at the stop sign to cross over the highway. Fork right to go north on Route 5 (Main Street). Drive 1/2 a mile through the village of Putney and turn left at the Putney General Store. One mile from the village, and just after passing Putney Central School, turn left on West Hill Road. Drive one mile up West Hill past an orchard and past the delivery entrance for The Putney School. Turn left on Houghton Brook Rd, a steep paved road. 1/4 mile up the road, turn left into the main entrance of The Putney School.