Colgate offers multiple options to get you home to rest and recharge during school breaks.

2023 Summer Break Transportation

The Colgate Cruiser (operated by First Transit) is providing aummer break transportation to the Syracuse Airport and train station (which serves Greyhound, Megabus, and Trailways Bus Lines) and to the Utica Train Station. In order to better accommodate all students’ travel schedules, the Cruiser will be running continuous loops to and from Colgate and the Syracuse transportation hubs. Loop times can be found on the Google Form reservation documents below.


Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13
Pick-up locations: Frank Dining Hall, Donovan’s Pub, or the Class of ’65 Arena
Drop-off Locations: Syracuse Airport or Train and Bus Station and Utica Train Station



Reservations and Payment

Departure reservation and payment deadline: must be made prior to 5 pm on Wednesday, May 10 for departures. Any trips not scheduled prior to this deadline are not guaranteed. 

Payment can be made by calling 315-228-4287.

Friday, May 12 Departure Form

Saturday, May 13 Departure Form


Please contact First Transit at 315-228-4287 or if you have any questions.

First Transit Office Hours  


Megabus offers trips from campus to Port Authority in New York City for academic breaks. Pick-up and drop-off will be in front of the James C. Colgate Student Union on College St.

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My Bus Home

My Bus Home offers affordable bus transportation to Newton, Mass., and White Plains, N.Y., with pick-up and drop-off on campus. 

Pick-up Location

College St. in front of the James C. Colgate Student Union


Pricing per trip depends on the destination and the number of students who register. A 1-way fare is half the price of a round trip.

Fare Policy

A minimum of 30 riders are required per trip, you will be notified before the trip deadline if there are not enough students for a bus.

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