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SUNY Potsdam Bear Bus Program

Making your trip home for a break doesn’t have to be complicated. SUNY Potsdam charters buses to transport students to and from campus during breaks, with stops in Albany, Rockland County, New York City (Port Authority) and Long Island. For information about discounted Bear Bus travel for students, visit


  • Book by visiting or calling 1-800-231-2222.
  • This is the preferred way to book tickets from New York City to Potsdam. Student discount rates are available.
  • Bus terminal: Port Authority, NYC. This route makes a bus transfer to Adirondack Trailways in Syracuse.

Adirondack Trailways

  • Book by visiting or calling 1-800-776-7548
  • This is mostly used for travel to Syracuse, Albany and New York City. Student discount rates are available.
  • This bus will drop students off and pick them up on our campus; however, please confirm times and drop-off locations with Adirondack Trailways before booking your trip.


Potsdam Bus Terminal Information

Market Square Mall
Depot St.
Potsdam, NY 13676
Phone: 1-800-776-7548

Office hours:
Monday to Friday: 5:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday: 5:45 to 8:30 a.m., 12 to 12:50 p.m.
Sunday/Holidays: Closed