Public Transportation

The Potsdam community is served by local bus lines. Adirondack Trailways provides regular service through the North Country and to the Albany and New York City areas.

Renting a Car 

There are several car rental agencies in the Potsdam area. You should inquire about rental insurance, either through the agency or with your credit card company. Be sure to thoroughly review the rental contract and ask any questions you have before committing to the agreement. Once you have signed the contract you are locked into whatever is contained within it. Most rental agencies require you to be at least 25 years old to rent a vehicle.

  • Zipcar is another program available on campus.  Information can be found online.

Driving Directions

Before venturing out-of-town by car, it is a good idea to have an up-to-date map with driving directions. Websites such as can be quite helpful.