School breaks are an excellent time to go home, relax and recharge before finishing the semester. At SUNY Oswego, we try to make break travel stress-free with multiple options to get home, with direct shuttle services from campus to regional transportation hubs and direct bus routes from campus. 

Bus, Train and Plane Travel

For students without a car, the best method of traveling long distance is by connecting through Syracuse and then traveling via bus, train or plane. Hancock International is the closest airport, while the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (RTC) is the major departure point for trains and buses (Greyhound, Megabus, Trailways, Amtrak). Both hubs are about an hour's distance from SUNY Oswego and can be reached multiple ways.

Fall Break Transportation Planner

Need help figuring out how to go home and back? Here are the details to help you plan your trip!

View Transportation Planner

Getting to and from Syracuse During Break

Break Shuttle (Stops at RTC and Hancock International Airport)

SUNY Oswego offers a convenient, round-trip shuttle service from SUNY Oswego to the Regional Transportation Center and Hancock International Airport that runs during Fall, Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks.


Thanksgiving Break

To Syracuse
November 26, 2019
Leaves Marano Campus Center at 1pm and 4pm

November 27, 2019
Leaves Marano Campus Center at 8:30am

From Syracuse
December 1, 2019
Leaves the airport at 4pm, 7pm, 10pm
Leaves the RTC at 4pm, 7:30pm, 10:30pm


$10 one-way, $20 round-trip. Cash and check only, payment must be made prior to departure date


Reservations are first-come, first-served and must be made in advance. Call 315-312-5522, email, or stop in 145 Marano Campus Center (The Compass) on Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4pm to reserve your space!


Centro Bus (Stops at RTC only)

Centro Bus Route 246 has pick-up locations at both the Marano Campus Center and downtown Oswego. This route stops the Regional Transportation Center, but does not stop at the Hancock International Airport. If your destination is the airport, taxi service and ridesharing are available at the RTC.

Cost: Reduced fair, $2 each way (cash only). Reduced fare requires valid Oswego student ID and SA sticker. 
Not available winter or summer breaks.

Syracuse Centro Bus Map and Schedule

Ride Sharing or Taxi

Uber, Lyft and taxis are available from Oswego to any destination in Syracuse.

Uber Price Estimator

Lyft Fare Estimator

College Express Bus

The most direct way to travel downstate and to New York City is through the College Express Bus. Available during Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks, the College Express offers service to New Jersey, New York City, Queens and Long Island.

$94 one way, $162 roundtrip, $104 walk on

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served base and must be booked through College Express.

View Schedule and Book Tickets