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

2024 Spring Break Transportation

The Colgate Cruiser (operated by First Transit) provides winter break transportation to:

  • the Syracuse Hancock International Airport
  • the Syracuse Regional Transportation Center (which serves Greyhound, Megabus, and Trailways Bus Lines, and local Centro bus line)

 

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.

Departures

Friday, March 8
Pick-up locations: Frank Dining Hall, Donovan’s Pub, or the Class of ’65 Arena
Drop-off Locations: Syracuse Airport or Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, and Utica Boehlert Transportation Center

Saturday, March 9
Pick-up locations: Frank Dining Hall, Donovan’s Pub, or the Class of ’65 Arena
Drop-off Locations: Syracuse Airport or Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, and Utica Boehlert Transportation Center

Returns

Saturday, March 16
Pick-up locations: Syracuse Airport or Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Drop-off Locations: Frank Dining Hall, Donovan’s Pub, or the Class of ’65 Arena

Sunday, March 17
Pick-up locations: Syracuse Airport or Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Drop-off Locations: Frank Dining Hall, Donovan’s Pub, or the Class of ’65 Arena

Cost

$20

Reservations and Payment

Reservation and payment for all trips must be made before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6. Any trips not scheduled prior to this deadline are not guaranteed. 


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

Friday, March 8 Departure Form

Saturday, March 9 Departure Form

Saturday, March 16 Return Form

Sunday, March 17 Return Form

 

Contact

Please contact First Transit at 315-228-4287 or us.Colgate.OnDemandScheduling@transdev.com if you have any questions. Please note that the First Transit contact email has changed. If you have not received a timely response, please reach out to cruiserfeedback@colgate.edu as soon as possible with your request.

First Transit Office Hours  

Megabus

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

Price

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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