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Transportation to New York and New Jersey

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Registration is now CLOSED

NOTE: As of now, Break Transportation buses will run as scheduled. Based on current forecasts we do not anticipate conditions to be so bad as to cause any safety concerns. However, we do expect that normal traffic delays on this heavily traveled day will be compounded by an appropriate level of caution, so please plan accordingly.

- DEPARTURE TRIP STATUS - Wednesday, November 26th
Departure Location Departure Time Departure Status
Cole Activities Building 2:00 p.m. On Schedule
Please expect traffic delays due to weather conditions and holiday travels.

DOTS provides transportation to Metropark, NJ; Cherry Hill, NJ and Port Authority, NY during Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring break.

For Thanksgiving Break, buses will leave campus on Wednesday, November 26th from Cole Activities Building and return to campus on Sunday, November 30th. Cancelations must be made by Friday, November 14th to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued after this date.

The costs of the trips are $30 one way and $50 roundtrip.
Registration for Thanksgiving break will open on Tuesday, October 28th at 10:00am.

If you have any questions please email dotsTrips@umd.edu.

When are the dates?

Wednesday, November 26th Departure - Cole Student Activities Building at 2pm
Destination Estimated Time of Arrival
Port Authority, NY 6:30 p.m.
Metropark, NJ 5:30 p.m.
Cherry Hll, NJ
(near Philadelphia)
5:10 p.m.
Please expect traffic delays when traveling on holiday weekends.
Sunday, November 30th Arrivals - Returning to Cole Student Activities Building
Departure Location Departure Time Estimated Time of Arrival
Port Authority, NY 12:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Metropark, NJ 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Cherry Hll, NJ
(near Philadelphia)
2:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Please expect traffic delays when traveling on holiday weekends.

Destinations:

Port Authority, New York

Metropark, New Jersey

Cherry Hill, NJ

NOTE: Please note this is only transportation from and to campus. Passengers are responsible for their own travel arrangements upon reaching the destination point.

There is also bus transportation to New York City provided through Greyhound Lines, Megabus, Boltbus, and New Century Travel among others.

Click here for more information on regional transportation.

Transportation to BWI is also available by connecting to the Greenbelt Metro Station from College Park on the Green Metrorail Line and taking the B30 Express Metrobus to BWI Airport.

Zimride LogoYou can also find other Terps making the drive to New York and New Jersey to carpool with. Add your ride offer or request at http://zimride.umd.edu

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Shuttle Service to/from BWI Airport

The Department of Transportation Services will operate free shuttle service to the Baltimore/Washington International Airport during Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring break.

For Thanksgiving Break, buses will depart from Cole Field House on Wednesday, November 26th at 6:00am, 9:00am, Noon, 3:00pm, 6:00pm and 9:00pm. Buses return to campus from BWI on Sunday, November 30th at 6:00am, 9:00am, Noon, 3:00pm, 6:00pm and 9:00pm.

Shuttles will leave from Cole Field House and pick up passengers from BWI Airport from Door 18 at the International Arrival terminal. This is the last door in the terminal.

We require no reservations or tickets, but passengers must show a University ID to ride.

If you have any questions please email dotsprm@umd.edu

Click here for more information on getting to BWI and other airports.