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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.


Bus Transportation Options

1. RTS: Geneseo to Rochester Service

The Geneseo Off Campus Weekend Service is a valuable, 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

Semester Break Transportation Options

Date Departs Arrives Sign up or More Info
       
Monday, December 20 College Union, 6:00pm Suffern, White Plains, NYC, Queens, Jericho, Commack, Ronkonkoma, Albany times vary Tickets available at College Express Bus
       
Tuesday, December 21 Main St at the corner of Center St, 8:10am NYC, Binghamton, NJ Tickets available at OurBus
  College Union, 12:00pm noon Airport 12:45pm, Amtrak/Bus 1:10pm Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  College Union, 2:30pm Airport 3:15pm, Amtrak/Bus 3:40pm Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  College Union, 5:00pm Airport 5:45pm, Amtrak/Bus 6:10pm Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  College Union, 6:00pm Suffern, White Plains, NYC, Queens, Jericho, Commack, Ronkonkoma, Albany times vary Tickets available at College Express Bus
  3 Center St Geneseo, 6:10pm Rochester 7:00pm Tickets available at Trailways
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:15pm Buffalo Tickets available at OurBus
       
Wednesday, December 22 College Union, 5:30am Airport 6:30am, Trailways Terminal 6:50am, Amtrak Station 7:00am Sign up for the RTS Break Shuttle 
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 8:10am NYC, Binghamton, NJ Tickets available at OurBus
  College Union, 8:30am Airport 9:15am, Amtrak/Bus 9:40am Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  3 Center St Geneseo, 9:50am Binghamton and NYC Connections Tickets available at Trailways
  College Union, 10:00am Suffern, White Plains, NYC, Queens, Jericho, Commack, Ronkonkoma, Albany times vary Tickets available at College Express Bus
  3 Center St Geneseo, 6:10pm Rochester Tickets available at Trailways
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:15pm Buffalo Tickets available at OurBus
       
Tuesday, January 25 Buffalo 6:40am/6:55am Main St at the corner of Center St Tickets available at OurBus
  Rochester Trailways Bus Terminal, 9:00am 3 Center St Geneseo, 9:50am Tickets available at Trailways
  Amtrak/Bus 11:15am, Airport 11:30am - 12:00pm noon College Union Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  Amtrak/Bus 3:15pm, Airport 3:30pm - 4:00pm College Union Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  NYC, 4:30pm; NJ 4:35pm Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:15pm Tickets available at OurBus
  Binghamton, 7:40pm Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:15pm Tickets available at OurBus
  Trailways Terminal 11:00pm - 11:10pm, Amtrak Station 11:15pm - 11:25pm, Airport 11:45pm - 11:55pm College Union Sign up for the RTS Break Shuttle
  Suffern, White Plains, NYC, Queens, Jericho, Commack, Ronkonkoma, Albany, times vary College Union, 5:00pm Tickets available at College Express Bus
  Binghamton and NYC Connections, times vary 3 Center St Geneseo Tickets available at Trailways