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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 1:25 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 4:20 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,check, or  '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 2018
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday October 5, 4:00 p.m.

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 2: Tuesday October 9, 6:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving break 2018
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday November 16, noon
Shuttle 2: Friday November 16, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 3: Saturday November 17, 8:00 a.m.
Shuttle 4: Saturday November 17, noon

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 5: Saturday November 24, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 6: Saturday November 24, 10:00 p.m.
Shuttle 7: Sunday November 25, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 8: Sunday November 25, 10:00 p.m.
Winter break 2018-19
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday December 21, 2018 - 8:00 a.m.
Shuttle 2: Friday December 21, 2018 - noon
Shuttle 3: Friday December 21, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 4: Saturday December 22, 2018 - 8:00 a.m.
Shuttle 5: Saturday December 22, 2018 - noon

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 6: Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 7: Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:00 p.m.
Shuttle 8: Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 9: Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 10:00 p.m.
Spring break 2019
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Friday March 8, noon
Shuttle 2: Friday March 8, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 3: Saturday March 9, 8:00 a.m.
Shuttle 4: Saturday March 9, noon

Shuttle Schedule from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Colgate:
Shuttle 5: Saturday March 16, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 6: Saturday March 16, 10:00 p.m.
Shuttle 7: Sunday March 17, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 8: Sunday March 17, 10:00 p.m.
End of 2018-19 academic year
Shuttle Schedule from Colgate to the Syracuse Hancock International Airport:
Shuttle 1: Thursday May 9, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 2: Friday May 10, noon
Shuttle 3: Friday May 10, 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle 4: Saturday May 11, 8:00 a.m.
Shuttle 5: Saturday May 11, 11:00 a.m.

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