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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
       
Friday, March 11      
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 8:10am Binghamton, Fort Lee, New York Tickets available at OurBus
 

College Union: 12:00pm (noon), 2:30pm, or 5:00pm

Rochester Airport, Amtrak, and Bus Station Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 3:40pm Binghamton and New York Tickets available at OurBus
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:45pm Buffalo Tickets available at OurBus
       
Saturday, March 12      
  College Union: 5:30am Rochester Airport, Amtrak and Bus Station 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

Rochester Airport, Amtrak, and Bus Station Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  Corner of Main St & Center St, 9:50am NYC, Binghamton Tickets available at Trailways
  Corner of Main St & Center St, 6:10pm Rochester 7:00pm Tickets available at Trailways
  Main St at the corner of Center St, 10:45pm Buffalo Tickets available at OurBus
       
Saturday, March 19      
  New York, Fort Lee, and Binghamton Main St at the corner of Center St Tickets available at OurBus
       
Sunday, March 20      
  Buffalo, 6:55am Main St at the corner of Center St Tickets available at OurBus
  Rochester Amtrak and Bus Station: 11:15am or 3:15pm College Union Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  Rochester Airport: 11:30am or 3:30pm College Union Sign up for the SA Break Shuttle
  Fort Lee: 4:35pm Main St at the corner of Center St Tickets available at OurBus
  New York: 12:00pm or 4:30pm Main St at the corner of Center St Tickets available at OurBus
  Binghamton: 3:20pm or 7:40pm Main St at the corner of Center St Tickets available at OurBus
  Trailways 11:00pm, Amtrak Station 11:15pm, and Rochester Airport 11:55pm College Union Sign up for the RTS Break Shuttle