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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: $20 one-way; $40 round-trip 
Coach USA express bus prices: $86.50 round trip
Fall Break 2017
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday October 6, 4:00pm

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 2: Tuesday October 10, 6:00pm
Thanksgiving break 2017
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday November 17, 12:00 pm
Shuttle 2: Friday November 17, 4:00pm
Shuttle 3: Saturday November 18, 8:00am
Shuttle 4: Saturday November 18, 12:00pm

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 5: Saturday November 25, 4:00pm
Shuttle 6: Saturday November 25, 10:00pm
Shuttle 7: Sunday November 26, 4:00pm
Shuttle 8: Sunday November 26, 10:00pm
Winter break 2017-18
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Wednesday December 20, 8:00am
Shuttle 2: Wednesday December 20, 12:00pm
Shuttle 3: Wednesday December 20, 4:00pm
Shuttle 4: Thursday December 21, 8:00am
Shuttle 5: Thursday December 21, 12:00pm

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 6: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 4:00pm
Shuttle 7: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 10:00pm
Shuttle 8: Sunday, January 21, 2018, 4:00pm
Shuttle 9: Sunday, January 21, 2018, 10:00pm
Spring break 2018
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday March 9, 12:00pm
Shuttle 2: Friday March 9, 4:00pm
Shuttle 3: Saturday March 10, 8:00am
Shuttle 4: Saturday March 10, 12:00pm

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 5: Saturday March 17, 4:00pm
Shuttle 6: Saturday March 17, 10:00pm
Shuttle 7: Sunday March 18, 4:00pm
Shuttle 8: Sunday March 18, 10:00pm
End of 2017-18 academic year
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to the Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Thursday May 10, 4:00pm
Shuttle 2: Friday May 11, 12:00pm
Shuttle 3: Friday May 11, 4:00pm
Shuttle 4: Saturday May 12, 8:00am
Shuttle 5: Saturday May 12, 11:00am

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. Other travel options