Home- About- Maps and Travel Options Maps and Travel Options There are several transportation options and services for anyone coming to campus. Menu Menu Directions to Colgate Campus Map Colgate Cruiser Student Travel Agency Hotels and Accommodations Local Dining Where is Colgate University? Distances to campus Albany: 2 hours Boston: 5 hours New York City: 4 hours Philadelphia: 4 hours Rochester: 2 hours Syracuse: 1 hour Utica: 45 minutes Directions to campus Campus tours The best way to get to know a place is to see it! Schedule a tour Directions to campus Accommodations Local dining Explore the village of Hamilton Take a virtual tour now Demand Response Shuttle The university has established the Demand Response Shuttle Service to help visitors using the transportation facilities in Syracuse and Utica get to campus easily and safely. Call them at 315-824-1260 (choose option five or extension 232). Car rentals Enterprise Rent-a-Car: 800-261-7331 Express Limousine: 315-682-1962 Nilles Ford Mercury Inc.: 315-824-2440 Northeast Limousine Service: 315-361-5466 Zipcars Zipcar is a program on campus that lets you rent a fuel-efficient or hybrid-electric vehicle at low cost. Colgate's Zipcars provide a means for transportation — when you want it — without the need to drive a car to campus. As a result, you end up saving more and driving less — way less! READ MORE. Traveling by bus There is regular Shortline/Coach USA bus service from campus to New York City and other destinations. Adirondack and Greyhound service is accessible from Utica, Syracuse, and Binghamton. Adirondack Trailways: 800-776-7548 Shortline/Coach USA: 800-631-8405 Greyhound: 800-231-2222 Traveling by plane Regularly scheduled commercial airline service is available at the Syracuse airport, which is the closest major airport to campus. The Hamilton Municipal Airport is just north of campus and is used by those with private planes. Traveling by train Amtrak train service to New York City, Boston, Chicago, and other major cities is available through the Utica train station. Ground transportation/taxi City Cab: 315-724-5454 Clinton: 315-853-3355 Delano: 315-697-3237 Demand Response: 315-824-1260 Yellow Taxi of Syracuse: 315-471-5151 Student Travel Agency The agency, in the O'Connor Campus Center (Coop), offers discounted tickets for buses to New York City, Utica, Binghamton, and other destinations. During breaks, shuttle tickets to and from the Syracuse airport also are available. LEARN MORE Alumni Club buses The Colgate Alumni Clubs of Long Island and of Boston offer students direct bus service during vacation periods. The alumni volunteers individually organize the bus schedules and handle payments through the Office of Alumni Relations. 2015-2016 Boston Bus Information colgate.edu/BostonBus15 Long Island Bus Information colgate.edu/LIBus15 Electric vehicle charging station There is a Level 2 ChargePoint station compatible with all electric vehicles (Tesla vehicles require an adapter) located on Lally Lane on campus. LEARN MORE Google Directions View Larger Map About Colgate at a Glance Past, Present, and Future Maps and Travel Options Directions to Colgate Campus Map Colgate Cruiser Student Travel Agency Hotels and Accommodations Local Dining Where is Colgate University? Colgate Campus About Hamilton, New York The People of Colgate Facilities at Colgate ColgateX RELATED LINKS Apply APPLY Our admission and financial aid staff members are ready to help. Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Sustainability SUSTAINABILITY Working toward our goal of carbon neutrality by 2019. Athletics COLGATE ATHLETICS Combine your Division I experience with a first class education.