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My Bus Home

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My Bus Home will arrange one-way and round trip transportation for the 2019-2020 academic breaks in private, fully insured motor coach buses with restrooms, DVD and Wi-Fi.

The buses pick up on campus and go to/from a central location in:

  • Allentown, PA, Bridgewater, NJ, NYC, and Jericho, Long Island
  • Albany, NY and Ludlow and Newton, MA
  • Mechanicsburg, PA, Columbia, MD and Arlington, VA (if there is sufficient interest)

Maximum occupancy is 50 students per bus. A minimum of 30 students is required.

Please visit for more information and to reserve seats.

Reservation Deadlines for 2019-2020 Academic Year:

  • Fall Break: September 17, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: October 28, 2019
  • Winter Break (Departing UR): November 26, 2019
  • Winter Break (Returning to UR): December 19, 2019
  • Spring Break: February 9, 2020
  • End of the Academic Year: April 8, 2020


The University of Rochester expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any problems that may arise with regard to utilization of this charter service and/or with regard to disputes between outside vendors. We cannot guarantee or refund service, nor be responsible for any personal injury or property damage that arises from ridership. My Bus Home is an independent company working with outside vendors to provide charter service to students. The University of Rochester encourages all prospective customers (students and parents) of My Bus Home to exercise their own judgment when making decisions to utilize this service, provide payment information, etc.

Trailways Scheduled Bus Service

For over 85 years, Trailways of New York has been operating comfortable, safe, affordable and reliable scheduled bus service throughout New York State and to the nearby destinations.

The buses travel from Rochester to/from a central location in:

  • Syracuse, NY
  • Binghamton, NY
  • New York City (pick up on campus on Fridays; depart NYC on Sundays)
  • Utica, NY
  • Albany, NY
  • Boston, MA

Please visit Trailways for more information.

Zimride Rideshare

Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find UR friends, classmates and coworkers going the same way you are. If you have a car, split costs by offering rides. If you don't have a car, find rides where you need to go and offer to help pay.

Who can use Zimride?

You must have a Rochester NetID and password to sign-in. Once you sign in, you have the option of syncing your profile with your Facebook account.

Please visit Zimride for more information.



Get a reliable ride in minutes with the Uber app. 

University of Rochester is not affiliated with Uber.  If you have specific ride questions, please contact Uber directly.