Livery Services for International and Out-of-State Students

The college will provide free transportation service on the dates specified below from Greater Rochester International Airport to Alfred State for international and out-of-state students. If students fly into other airports in New York State, they must use alternative transportation services for travel to Alfred State. These services may include Trailways Bus, taxi, or friend. Alfred State students can also pay to reserve a seat on the Luxury Limos shuttle.

Transportation Requests

Submit the online transportation request form (login required) at least ten business days before service is needed.

For arrival at Greater Rochester International Airport, in most instances, a college representative will meet students by the baggage claim area unless they have been notified prior to arrival to meet the driver outside. For departure, students should wait for the bus at Orvis or the Administration Building unless otherwise specified by the driver or international office after the reservation was made. If you have further questions email

Required Flight Information

When submitting your transportation request, it is the students responsibility to provide the following information:

  • Name of airline carrier
  • Date of flight
  • Time of flight to Greater Rochester International Airport
  • Flight number
  • Flight connection city prior to arriving in Rochester

Traveling Outside the Shuttle Bus Service Schedule

Traveling from New York City or downstate is often best accomplished by bus. The Alfred area is served by Shortline Bus Lines and Trailways who make direct stops at Alfred Travel Center, West University Street, Alfred, and offer discounts to our students.

Commercial livery services in our rural region are limited. However, the Coordinator of International Student Services, phone 607-587-4059, or University Police, phone 607-587-3999, maintain contact information and can provide numbers upon request.

College Airport Shuttle Bus Service Schedule

Fall 2019 pickup service is 6 p.m. at Greater Rochester International Airport (baggage claim area)

  • Monday, August 19 (New international student orientation begins Tuesday, August 20)

Fall 2019 departure from Alfred State is 6 a.m.

  • Monday, December 16 

Spring 2020 pickup service is 6 p.m. at Greater Rochester International Airport (baggage claim area)

  • Monday, January 13 (New international student orientation begins Tuesday, January 14)
  • Friday, January 17

Spring 2020 departure from Alfred State is 6 a.m.

  • Friday, May 8
  • Monday, May 11