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Student Travel Agency

Located in Coop, we offer discounted bus tickets for daily travel to New York City, Binghamton, Utica, and other local destinations. We also offer shuttles to and from the Syracuse airport during major breaks.

Hours and Location

We are located in the O'Connor Campus Center (Coop), at the front desk of the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (CLSI).

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information

Phone: 315-228-6847
E-mail: travelagency@colgate.edu

Buses

Student waits for the bus with her luggageBuses from Shortline/COACH USA make four stops on campus every day.
  • Traveling north: A bus departs outside Donovan's Pub daily at 3:55 p.m. and 8 p.m. heading to the Utica bus and train station. There, students can transfer to the Amtrak train or other COACH USA buses.
  • Traveling south: A bus departs outside Donovan's Pub daily at 12:05 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. heading to the Binghamton bus station where students may transfer. The bus's final destination is the Port Authority in New York City.
Purchases made at the Travel Agency in the Coop can only be made with cash and the 'Gate Card. It is possible to purchase a ticket at the bus, but you will not receive Colgate's discounted price.

Special Holiday Travel Options

During peak travel periods and semester breaks we sponsor an express bus to New York City via Shortline/Coach USA as well as direct shuttle service to and from the Syracuse airport.

Syracuse shuttle prices: $15 one-way; $30 round-trip 
Coach USA express bus prices: $84.50 round trip
Fall Break 2015

Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday October 9, 4:00pm

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 2: Tuesday October 13, 6:00pm

Thanksgiving break 2015

Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday November 20, 11:30am
Shuttle 2: Friday November 20, 4:00pm
Shuttle 3: Saturday November 21, 8:00am
Shuttle 4: Saturday November 21, 11:30am

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 5: Saturday November 28, 4:00pm
Shuttle 6: Saturday November 28, 9:30pm
Shuttle 7: Sunday November 29, 4:00pm
Shuttle 8: Sunday November 29, 9:30pm

Winter break 2015-16

Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday December 18, 8:00am
Shuttle 2: Friday December 18, 11:30am
Shuttle 3: Friday December 18, 4:00pm
Shuttle 4: Saturday December 19, 8:00am
Shuttle 5: Saturday December 19, 11:30am

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 6: Saturday, January 16, 2016, 4:00pm
Shuttle 7: Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9:30pm
Shuttle 8: Sunday, January 17, 2016, 4:00pm
Shuttle 9: Sunday, January 17, 2016, 9:30pm

Spring break 2016


Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday March 11, 11:30am
Shuttle 2: Friday March 11, 4:00pm
Shuttle 3: Saturday March 12, 8:00am
Shuttle 4: Saturday March 12, 11:30am

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 5: Saturday March 19, 4:00 pm
Shuttle 6: Saturday March 19, 9:30pm
Shuttle 7: Sunday March 20, 4:00pm
Shuttle 8: Sunday March 20, 9:300pm

End of 2015-16 academic year

Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to the Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Thursday May 5, 4:00pm
Shuttle 2: Friday May 6, 11:30am
Shuttle 3: Friday May 6, 4:00pm
Shuttle 4: Saturday May 7, 8:00am
Shuttle 5: Saturday May 7, 11:30am

Note: Students are allowed two pieces of luggage each on the end of semester shuttles, to ensure that there will be enough room for all of the students and their luggage on each shuttle bus. If a student's luggage exceeds the allowed limit, there will be an additional luggage fee of $10.


Other Travel Options

Other organizations and offices on campus support additional options for traveling to and from campus. These include taxis, Zipcar rentals, on-demand shuttles, and more. LEARN MORE