Planning for Break

Listed below are the six 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.


Bus Transportation Options

1. RTS: Geneseo to Rochester Service

The Geneseo Off Campus Weekend Service is a free (with college ID) way to get to the Greater Rochester International Airport, Trailways Bus Terminal or Amtrak Station. No advance sign up is required as this is part of the regular route. Always refer to most up to date Geneseo Off Campus Weekend Services. 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.

2. RTS: Break Shuttle

This shuttle is free of cost with college ID, but space is limited so advance sign up through Parking & Transportation is required through RTS Break Shuttle Sign Up Google Form. Stops are made at the Greater Rochester International Airport, the Trailways Bus Terminal and the Amtrak Station.

3. SA: Break 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.

4. College Express Bus

The College Express Bus is a service 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 at 6:00PM and makes the following stops: New Jersey, NYC Port Authority, Queens, Jericho, Brentwood, Ronkonkoma, Albany, Suffern, and White Plains. For more specific stop locations and bus information please visit the company website College Express Bus.

5. Trailways New York

Visit the Trailways website for ticket information. Buses to Rochester, Binghamton, and NYC connections are available daily. 

6. OurBus

 Visit the OurBus website for ticket information. Buses to Buffalo, Binghamton, NYC, and NJ are available daily.

 


Break Schedules

Thanksgiving Break is Wednesday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 27th.

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options

Date Departs Arrives Sign up or More Info
Tuesday, November 22, 2022      
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 8:10am NYC, Binghamton, NJ Tickets available at OurBus
 

Corner of Main St and Center St, 8:50am

NYC, Binghamton  Tickets available at Trailways
  College Union, 2:30pm Rochester Airport, Amtrak, and Bus Station Sign up at SA Break Shuttle
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 3:00pm NYC, Binghamton, NJ Tickets available at OurBus
  Corner of Main St and Center St, 5:25pm Rochester Tickets available at Trailways
  College Union, 6:00pm NYC Tickets available at College Express Bus
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:30pm Buffalo Tickets available at OurBus
       
Wednesday, November 23, 2022       
  College Union, 5:30am Rochester Airport, Amtrak, and Bus Station Sign up at RTS Break Shuttle
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 8:10am NYC, Binghamton, NJ Tickets available at OurBus
  College Union, 8:00am Rochester Airport, Amtrak, and Bus Station Sign up at SA Break Shuttle
  Corner of Main St & Center St, 8:50am NYC, Binghamton Tickets available at Trailways
  College Union, 10:00am NYC Tickets available at College Express Bus
  Corner of Main St & Center St, 5:25pm Rochester Tickets available at Trailways
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:30pm Buffalo Tickets available at OurBus
       
Sunday, November 27, 2022      
  Buffalo, 6:40am & 6:55am Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  Rochester, 8:00am Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways
  NYC, varies 9:40am - 10:30am Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  NYC, 10:00am / times vary Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways
  NYC, 11:00am / times vary Geneseo Tickets available at College Express Bus
  Rochester Airport, 11:20am Geneseo Sign up at SA Break Shuttle
  Binghamton, 2:00pm Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways
  Rochester Bus & Train Stations, 2:10pm Geneseo No sign up necessary, see bus schedule: Geneseo Weekend Services
  NYC, 4:30pm Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  NJ, 4:35pm Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  Rochester Bus & Train Stations, 5:25pm; Airport, 5:35pm Geneseo No sign up necessary, see bus schedule: Geneseo Weekend Services
  Binghamton, 7:35pm Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  Rochester Airport, 7:45pm; Amtrak/Bus Station 8:20pm Geneseo Sign up at SA Break Shuttle
  Rochester Bus & Train Stations, 8:45pm; Airport, 9:00pm Geneseo No sign up necessary, see bus schedule: Geneseo Weekend Services
  Rochester Bus Station 11:00pm, Amtrak 11:15pm; Airport 11:45pm Geneseo Sign up at RTS Break Shuttle
       
Monday, November 28, 2022      
  Buffalo, 6:40am & 6:55am Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  Rochester, 8:00am Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways
  NYC, 10:00am Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways
  Binghamton, 2:00pm Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways
  NYC, 4:30pm Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  NJ, 4:35pm Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus
  Binghamton, 7:35pm Geneseo Tickets available at OurBus