Travel Options

Bus Travel

SUNY Potsdam Break Bus (Bear Bus)

Making your plans home for a break doesn't have to be complicated.  For information about discounted travel for students, see our Bear Bus page!

Please be sure to verify the schedules with the appropriate bus lines prior to departure for more up to date departure times.

Greyhound

(800-231-2222 or http://greyhound.com)

*Preferably used for traveling from NYC to Potsdam. Student discount rates are available.

Bus Terminal: Port Authority (NY, NY) This route makes a bus transfer to Adirondack Trailways in Syracuse. New York.

Adirondack Trailways

(800-776-7548 or http://www.trailwaysny.com)

*Mostly used for travel to Syracuse, Albany and NYC. Student discount rates are available.

The bus will drop students off and pick them up on our campus however, please confirm times and drop-off location with Adirondack Trailways before booking your trip.

Potsdam Bus Terminal:
Market Square Mall
Depot Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
(800) 776-7548
Hours: 5:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
5:45 - 8:30 a.m. & Noon - 12:50 p.m., Saturdays
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Flight Options

  • Massena International Airport OR Ogdensburg Airport
    Approximately 30 minutes from campus
    http://www.capeair.com

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car service is available from this airport
  • Ottawa International Airport
    1 hour 45 minutes from campus
    http://www.ottawa-airport.ca
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car service is available from this airport
  • Syracuse Hancock International Airport
    Approximately 2.5 from campus
    http://www.syrairport.org/

    Bus, Taxi and Rental Car options are available from this airport.

Other Travel Options

  • Local Taxi Service: Potsdam Taxi
    (315) 268-8868
  • Share-A-Ride Board in the Barrington Student Union!
  • Zip Cars