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