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 2017

Thanksgiving Break: (keep scrolling to see a special shuttle requests)

Tuesday, November 21 - departing Houghton at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 22 - departing Houghton at 8 a.m. or earlier depending on the first flight out (shuttle cannot depart earlier than 4 a.m., and will not depart later than 8 a.m.) THE 11/22 SHUTTLE is FULL & CLOSED

Sunday, November 26 - picking up in Buffalo (bus, train, airport) beginning at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Deadline for regular shuttle signups are by 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Any requests after that date cannot be guaranteed.
Deadline for special shuttle signups are by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  Any requests after that date will not be considered.  

Christmas Break:

Friday, December 15: departing Houghton at 1:30 p.m.
The deadline for regular shuttle signups is by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 8.  Any signups after that date cannot be guaranteed.
The deadline for special shuttle signups is by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 1.  Any requests after that date will not be considered.

Spring 2018

Start of the semester:

Sunday, January 7 - picking up in Buffalo at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
The deadline for signups for this shuttle are the same as the December shuttles, EXCEPT, for students who are beginning their first semester at Houghton.  New First-Year and Transfer students can sign up for a regular shuttle until 5 p.m. Friday, December 29.

February Break: 

Friday, February 23 - departing Houghton at 6 p.m.
Saturday, February 24 - departing campus at 8 a.m. or earlier depending on the first flight out (shuttle cannot depart earlier than 4 a.m. and will not depart later than 8 a.m.)
Sunday, March 4 - departing Buffalo at 5 and 9 p.m.
The deadline for regular shuttle signups is by 5 p.m. Friday, February 16.  Any requests after that date cannot be guaranteed.
The deadline for special shuttle signups is by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 11.  Any requests after that date will not be considered.

Easter Break:

Wednesday, March 28 - departing Houghton at 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 29 - departing campus at 8 a.m. or earlier depending on the first flight out (shuttle cannot depart earlier than 4 a.m. and will not depart later than 8 a.m.)
Monday, April 2 - picking up in Buffalo at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Regular shuttle signups are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21.  Any signups after that date cannot be guaranteed.
Special shuttle signups are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14.  Any signups after that date will not be considered.

End of the Semester: 

Tuesday, May 8: departing Houghton at 1:30 p.m.
The deadline for regular shuttle signups is by Tuesday, May 1.  Any signups after that date cannot be guaranteed.
The deadline for special shuttle signups is by Tuesday, April 24.  Any signups after that date will not be considered.

Special Shuttles Requested:
* November 20 - departing campus as early as 12 noon, but no later than 1:00 p.m.
* November 21 - departing campus at 10:00 a.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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