Planning for Break

Listed below are the five options for bus transportation leaving for and returning from each break.  Please remember that when using any type of mass transportation, customers should recognize that delays occasionally occur and plan accordingly.  Taxis and car services are also an option, for more information please see Taxis and Car Services.

 

geneseo public bus service: regular route

When operating, the Geneseo-Rochester Weekend Service is a valuable, free (with college ID) way to get to the Greater Rochester International Airport, Trailways Bus Terminal or Amtrak Station.  Megabus now also stops in downtown Rochester on Pitkin Street.  No advance sign up is required as this is part of the regular route.  Always refer to most up to date Geneseo-Rochester Weekend Service Schedule.  Please remember, this is not always an option as this service does not run during the regular business week and on certain weekends.  To make sure this is a viable option when you need it, please refer to our Bus Schedules page for a list of important service dates outlining when service is and is not available.

 

geneseo public bus service: special break shuttle

This shuttle is free of cost with college ID, but space is limited so advance sign up through Parking & Transportation is required (available HERE beginning two weeks before the scheduled shuttle date).  Stops are made at the Greater Rochester International Airport, the Trailways Bus Terminal and the Amtrak Station.  For more information specific to the current semester please use the following link, LATS Break Shuttle

 

student association sponsored shuttle

This shuttle is also free of cost with college ID.  Space is limited so advanced sign up through the Student Association Ticket Office is required.   Stops are made at the Greater Rochester International Airport, the Trailways Bus Terminal and the Amtrak Station before and after Fall Break, Thanksgiving Break, the end of the Fall Semester, the beginning of the Spring Semester and Spring Break.  There are no shuttles offered at the beginning of the Fall semester or the end of the Spring semester.  For more information please see the Student Association Ticket Office at Vacation Shuttle Service.

 

college express bus 

The College Express Bus is a service that is coordinated and sponsored by the Student Association that provides buses for the various vacation breaks (Fall, Thanksgiving, Semester and Spring) to the Albany/White Plains and NYC/LI areas for Geneseo students. Service for the program is provided by College Express Bus based in East Quogue, NY.  This bus leaves the MacVittie College Union once at 6:00PM and again at 11:59PM and makes its first stop in New Jersey at approximately 4:30am.  Stops from there include Suffern, NYC Port Authority, NYC 42nd & 3rd, Queens, Roslyn, Westbury, Huntington, Commack, Ronkonkoma, Medford and Manorville.  For more specific stop locations and bus information please visit the SA Ticket Office website at Vacation Bus Program or the company website College Express Bus.

 

tRAILWAYS BUS SERVICE in geneseo

This service is not free, but student discounts may be available via the local ticket office at Joe's Comics on Main Street.  Please contact Joe's Comics at (585)243-4240 or Trailways at (800)295-5555 for more ticket information.  Currently this service is available daily between Main Street, Geneseo and the Trailways Bus Terminal in Rochester.  The current times are: going south - depart Rochester 8:20AM, arrive Geneseo 9:05AM, arrive Binghamton/NYC Connections 12:50PM and coming north - depart Binghamton/NYC Connections 2:20PM, arrive Geneseo 6:00PM, arrive Rochester 6:45PM.  Please always refer to the most up to date Trailways schedule to assure times are accurate and that service is operating.  More information can be found at www.trailwaysny.com.  

 

2013 - 2014 transportation specifics by day

Thanksgiving Break 2013

Tuesday, November 26th:

  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 12:00PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 2:30PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 5:00PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 6:00PM - College Express Bus from campus to NYC/LI
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester
  • 11:59PM - College Express Bus from campus to NYC/LI

Wednesday, November 27th:

  • 5:30AM - LATS Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 8:30AM - SA Shuttle to Rochester aiport/bus/train
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester

Sunday, December 1st:

  • 8:00AM - College Express Bus from NYC/LI - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Rochester to Main Street, Geneseo - Departs Rochester at 8:20AM
  • 11:15AM - SA Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rochester
  • 2:00PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 3:15PM - SA Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rocheser
  • 5:15PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Binghamton/NYC to Main Street, Geneseo - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 8:45PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 9:05PM - LATS Public Bus from the airport to campus
  • 11:00PM - LATS Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rochester

Winter Break 2013

Tuesday, December 17th:

  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 12:00PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 2:30PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 5:00PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 6:00PM - College Express Bus from campus to NYC/LI
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester
  • 11:59PM - College Express Bus from campus to NYC/LI

Wednesday, December 18th:

  • 5:30AM - LATS Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 8:30AM - SA Shuttle to Rochester aiport/bus/train
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester

Spring Semester 2014

Sunday, January 19th:

  • 8:00AM - College Express Bus from NYC/LI - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Rochester to Main Street, Geneseo - Departs Rochester at 8:20AM
  • 11:15AM - SA Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rochester
  • 2:00PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 3:15PM - SA Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rocheser
  • 5:15PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Binghamton/NYC to Main Street, Geneseo - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 8:45PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 9:05PM - LATS Public Bus from the airport to campus

Monday, January 20th:

  • 8:00AM - College Express Bus from NYC/LI - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Rochester to Main Street, Geneseo - Departs Rochester at 8:20AM
  • 2:00PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 5:15PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Binghamton/NYC to Main Street, Geneseo - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 8:45PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 9:05PM - LATS Public Bus from the airport to campus
  • 11:00PM - LATS Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rochester

Spring Break 2014

Friday, March 14th: 

  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 12:00PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 2:30PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 3:30PM - LATS Public Bus to airport/bus/train will run only this one cycle on this date
  • 5:00PM - SA Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 6:00PM - College Express Bus from campus to NYC/LI
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester
  • 11:59PM - College Express Bus from campus to NYC/LI

Saturday, March 15th: 

  • 5:30AM - LATS Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 8:30AM - SA Shuttle to Rochester aiport/bus/train
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester

Sunday, March 23rd:

  • 8:00AM - College Express Bus from NYC/LI - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Rochester to Main Street, Geneseo - Departs Rochester at 8:20AM
  • 11:15AM - SA Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rochester
  • 2:00PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 3:15PM - SA Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rocheser
  • 5:15PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Binghamton/NYC to Main Street, Geneseo - Departure times vary depending on location
  • 8:45PM - LATS Public Bus from the bus/train to campus
  • 9:05PM - LATS Public Bus from the airport to campus
  • 11:00PM - LATS Shuttle from airport/bus/train in Rochester

End of Semester/Summer Break 2014:

Thursday, May 15th:

  • 5:30AM - LATS Shuttle to Rochester airport/bus/train
  • 9:05AM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo south towards Binghamton/NYC Connection
  • 6:00PM - Trailways from Main Street, Geneseo north towards Rochester