Airport Shuttles

The college provides shuttle service to and from the Buffalo airport as well as the greyhound station and Depew Amtrak train station when college residences close for vacations.  The fee is $20 per trip for the shuttles listed below. Students should sign up as early as possible utilizing the form on this page, but at least one week prior to arrival/departure to reserve a seat.  Contact Kim Cockle at 585.567.9220 or kim.cockle@houghton.edu with further questions.

Please complete the form below to sign up for any regularly scheduled shuttles.  

Shuttle Schedule

Fall 2016

Christmas Break:

Friday, December 16: Departing campus for Buffalo at 1:30 p.m. Residence Halls close at 3:30 p.m. Deadline for signups is by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 9.  Any signups after that cannot be guaranteed a seat.  The special shuttle requests deadline is no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 2.  Any requests after that date cannot be accommodated.

* A special shuttle has been requested to depart campus at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 15 and another at 3:45 p.m. If you would like to sign up for either special shuttle, please email kim.cockle@houghton.edu - the total cost of $100 is shared among all passengers.

Spring 2017

Start of the semester:
Monday, January 9: Picking up in Buffalo at 5 and 9 p.m.  Residence halls open at 2 p.m.  Deadline for signups is by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 2.  Any signup after that cannot be guaranteed a seat.  Special shuttle requests for this trip need to be requested before 12 noon on December 16.  Any requests after that time cannot be accommodated.

February Break:
Friday, February 24: Departing campus for Buffalo at 6 p.m.
Saturday, February 25: Departing campus for Buffalo at 8:00 a.m. or to accommodate the earliest flight out.  Residence halls close at 8:00 a.m.
Sunday, March 5: Departing Buffalo at 5 and 9 p.m. Residence halls open at 2 p.m.

Easter Break:
Friday, April 7: Departing campus for Buffalo at 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 8:  Departing campus for Buffalo at 8 a.m. or to accommodate the earliest flight out. Residence halls close at 8 a.m.
Monday, April 17: Picking up in Buffalo at 5 and 9 p.m. Residene halls open at 2 p.m.

End of the Semester:
Tuesday, May 9: Leaving campus for Buffalo at 4:30 p.m.

In certain exceptional instances when a special shuttle is required, the cost of $100 will be applied to the individual requesting the shuttle.  If others share this shuttle, the cost will be divided among all passengers.  

If a student has an unpaid shuttle fee, they will not be able to sign up for a new shuttle until their account for shuttles is current. 


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