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By Car

By Air

The airports nearest the University are the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC), the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF), and the Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM). Car rental services are available at all three locations for travel to Alfred.

By Bus or Train

  • Bus service to Alfred is available through Shortline (1.800.631.8405) or Trailways (1.800.858.8555). Bus service between New York City and Alfred is available three times a day. See schedule.
  • Train service to Rochester or Buffalo is provided by Amtrak (1.800.872.7245).

Travel Service

The Alfred Travel Center, a local travel agency, provides full-service assistance with domestic and international travel including bus and train tickets. Call 800.263.3167 or 607.587.8842.

From Points North

Rochester (estimated driving time 1 1/2 hours)

  1. Travel south on I-390 to Rt-36 (Exit 4 Dansville/Hornell).
  2. Turn right onto Rt-36 south.
  3. Merge onto Rt-17/I-86 west (toward Jamestown) to Exit 33 Almond. Turn right off the ramp.
  4. Turn right at the light onto Rt-21.
  5. Continue on Rt-21 to the blinker light.
  6. Turn right onto Rt-244.
  7. Continue straight on this road (do not take Rt-244 when it forks to the right).
  8. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  9. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  10. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  11. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.

Buffalo (estimated driving time 2 hours)

  1. Travel west on I-90 to Rt-400 (Exit 54 toward West Seneca/East Aurora).
  2. Continue south on Rt-400 to the end - Rt-16.
  3. Follow Rt-16 to Rt-39 east.
  4. Travel east on Rt-39 to Rt-98.
  5. Continue south on Rt-98 to Rt-243.
  6. Take Rt-243 to Rt-19.
  7. Continue south on Rt-19 to Rt-244 in Belmont.
  8. Turn left on Rt-244 to Alfred.
  9. Turn right at the bottom of the hill past a series of apartment complexes.
  10. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  11. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  12. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  13. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.

From Points South

New York City Area (estimated driving time 6 hours)

  1. Travel north on I-87 (crossing the Tappan Zee Bridge) to Rt-17/I-86(Harriman Exit 16).
  2. Continue west on Rt-17/I-86 to Exit 33 Almond. Turn right off the ramp.
  3. Turn right at the light onto Rt-21.
  4. Continue on Rt-21 to the blinker light.
  5. Turn right onto Rt-244.
  6. Continue straight on this road (do not take Rt-244 when it forks to the right).
  7. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  8. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  9. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  10. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.

New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania

  1. Travel west on I-80 to I-380.
  2. Head north on I-380 to I-81.
  3. Continue north on I-81 to Rt-17/I-86.
  4. Head west on Rt-17/I-86 to Exit 33 Almond. Turn right off the ramp.
  5. Turn right at the light onto Rt-21.
  6. Continue on Rt-21 to the blinker light.Turn right onto Rt-244.
  7. Continue straight on this road (do not take Rt-244 when it forks to the right).
  8. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  9. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  10. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  11. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.

Pennsylvania

  1. Travel north on Rt-15 to Rt-17/I-86.
  2. Head west on Rt-17/I-86 to Exit 33 Almond. Turn right off the ramp.
  3. Turn right at the light onto Rt-21.
  4. Continue on Rt-21 to the blinker light.
  5. Turn right onto Rt-244.
  6. Continue straight on this road (do not take Rt-244 when it forks to the right).
  7. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  8. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  9. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  10. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.

From Points East

  1. Travel west on I-90 to exit 42 at Geneva.
  2. Head south on Rt- 14 to Route 54 through Penn Yan to Bath
  3. Merge onto Rt-17/I-86 west (toward Jamestown) to Exit 33 Almond. Turn right off the ramp.
  4. Turn right at the light onto Rt-21.
  5. Continue on Rt-21 to the blinker light.
  6. Turn right onto Rt-244.
  7. Continue straight on this road (do not take Rt-244 when it forks to the right).
  8. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  9. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  10. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  11. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.

From Points West

  1. Travel east on Rt-17/I-86 to Exit 33 Almond. Turn right off the ramp.
  2. Turn right at the light onto Rt-21.
  3. Continue on Rt-21 to the blinker light.
  4. Turn right onto Rt-244.
  5. Continue straight on this road (do not take Rt-244 when it forks to the right).
  6. Continue through the traffic light and the business block.
  7. Turn left through the stone pillars onto Saxon Dr.
  8. Continue up the hill passing Herrick Library on the left and the Brick Residence Hall on the right.
  9. Take the first left passing the Saxon Inn on the right and turn left into the Alumni Hall (Admissions and Financial Aid) parking lot where visitor parking is available. Parking passes for prospective students should be obtained at the main desk in the lobby.