AMTRAK SHUTTLE FOR BREAKS – FALL 2O22

If you are one of the students planning to take Amtrak home for Fall Break (and other breaks) here are the details. We offer a FREE shuttle bus service for break periods (ONLY on specific days listed below only). No sign up required.

Amtrak Shuttle Dates for 2022-2023 are:

  • Fall Break – Saturday October 8th (to Essex ONLY)
  • Fall Break – Tuesday October 11th
  • Thanksgiving Break – Wednesday November 23rd (to Essex ONLY)
  • Thanksgiving Break – Sunday November 27th
  • Winter Break – Saturday December 17th (to Essex ONLY)
  • Winter Break – Sunday January 15th
  • Spring Break – Saturday March 11th (to Essex ONLY)
  • Spring Break – Sunday March 19th
  • End of Spring Semester – Saturday May 6th (to Essex ONLY)

TO AMTRAK – ESSEX JUNCTION (The Vermonter)

  • Pick up locations: Brown’s Court behind 194 Saint Paul St, then CCM Promenade (where the normal shuttles pick up and drop off)
  • Time: Please be at Brown’s Court by 8:30am and CCM promenade at 8:45am. The shuttle will depart Champlain Main Campus promptly at 9:00am The train departs at 9:44am. Please be on time so that you do not delay others. The driver will not wait. 
  • Drop off location: The shuttle will drop you off right at the station in Essex Junction.

FROM AMTRAK – ESSEX JUNCTION (The Vermonter)

  • Pick up location: North side of Central Street adjacent to the station. Look out for the Champlain College or Mountain Transit Bus. 
  • Time: It will be there before the train arrives at 8:18pm and wait until you all arrive. 
  • Drop off location: CCM promenade (where the normal shuttles pick up and drop off), then to 194 Saint Paul St.

TO AMTRAK – BURLINGTON (Ethan Allen Express) – NO CHAMPLAIN SHUTTLE

If you are going to the Burlington Amtrak any day of the week, you can catch GMT’s #8 City Loop from the “Maple Street at South Willard Street” stop (opposite Bader Hall on Maple). Here are the Google maps directions.

FROM AMTRAK – BURLINGTON (Ethan Allen Express)

  • Pick up location: Intersection of 1 Main Street and 1 Lake Street, just in front of Burlington’s Union Station.
  • Time: It will be there before the train arrives at 9:55pm and will wait until you all arrive.
  • Drop off location: First stop at 194 Saint Paul St using Brown’s Court, then to the CCM promenade.

If you are going to the Essex Junction Amtrak on Friday (or any other day), you can catch the #2 Essex Junction GMT City Bus from the stop on Pearl St, at the corner of S. Willard.

PS: Did you know that Amtrak offers a 15% discount for students? Details on this page.