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

Start of the semester:

August 18 - special shuttle picking up between 1 - 2 p.m.  Please email kim.cockle@houghton.edu to sign up for this special shuttle.

Thursday, August 24
 - picking up at the Buffalo Airport at 6 p.m.  This is for new students only pending early arrival approval. 

Saturday, August 26 (for returning students) - picking up at the Buffalo Airport at 6 p.m.
Sunday, August 27 (for returning students) - picking up at the Buffalo Airport at 5 and 9 p.m.

Thanksgiving Break:

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.)
Sunday, November 26 - picking up in Buffalo (bus, train, airport) beginning at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Christmas Break:

Friday, December 15: departing Houghton at 1:30 p.m.

Spring 2018

Start of the semester:

Sunday, January 7 - picking up in Buffalo at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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.

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.

End of the Semester: 

Tuesday, May 8: departing Houghton at 1:30 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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