Concord has been rated one of the safest and best places to live - not only in New Hampshire, but in the country.
Concord is conveniently located at the intersections of New Hampshire Interstates 89, 93 and 393 and of U.S. Highways 3, 4 and 202. Major city thoroughfares include Main Street, South Street, Centre Street, Pleasant Street and Loudon Road.
Concord Area Transit (CAT) provides bus and trolley service to and from downtown Concord and surrounding points, including Penacook, Concord Hospital, Concord High School, Fisherville Mall, Concord Industrial Park, Steeplegate Mall, NHTI, Concord's Community College and Wal-Mart. Buses operate Monday through Friday, with no weekend service. For complete schedule and ticket information, contact CAT at 225-1989. Concord’s trolleys, reminiscent of the early 20th century, run on a continuous loop around the city for $1 per rider.
Bus service to other cities is provided by Concord Coach Lines. For schedules and ticket prices, call (603) 228-3300 or visit concordcoachlines.com.
Concord Municipal Airport is 1.5 miles from downtown. The main runway is 5,300 feet long, equipped with a non-directional beacon and ILS. Minimum landing conditions are 600 feet and one mile straight in. FAA Flight and Commerce Department Weather Service Stations are located at the airport. Concord Aviation Services provides flight training, sales and service. The airport has no commercial flights, but can handle large private aircraft. 71 Airport Road, (603) 229-1760.
Just 20 miles south of Concord, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is the convenient alternative to Logan International Airport. Strategically situated in the heart of New England, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is located less than fifty miles north of Boston, MA and less than an hour's drive from the region's most popular ski areas, scenic seacoast beaches and peaceful lakefront resorts. Easy access, competitive airfares, ample affordable parking and a comprehensive schedule of non-stop and direct jet service make Manchester the airport of choice in New England. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is served by: Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United and American Airlines. Mailing address: One Airport Road, Manchester, NH 03103. For more information, call (603) 624-6539 or visit flymanchester.com.