Penn State University Break Bus

We’re pleased to offer student only buses to and from Penn State University (University Park Campus) for Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Spring Break and Easter Weekend.

With convenient pickup and drop-offs, live bus tracking, and a company who actually owns and operates buses, when you travel with us, you’re getting the best service available.

Thanksgiving Break Dates & Times:

Buses home will depart from PSU Friday, November 18th between 4-5pm.

Buses to school will arrive back at PSU Sunday, November 27th

Winter Break Dates & Times:

Buses home will depart from PSU Friday, December 16th between 4-5pm.

Buses to school will arrive back at PSU Sunday, January 8th

Convenient Locations at Penn State:

South Dorms – On McKean Road between South Residence Halls & Beaver Hall  |  See Map
East Dorms – Across from Snyder Hall at the Softball Field |  See Map

Important Note: Buses departing Penn State pickup at South dorms first, and at East dorms 15 minutes later.  Departure times shown on schedules and emails are for South dorms.

When making your booking, you do not need to specify which on-campus pickup you would like to use. As long as you are booked, your spot is confirmed and will not be given away.

Students should arrive at their desired departure location 15 minutes prior to departure time for check in and loading, as buses will plan to leave right on time.

BOOKING IS OPEN FOR THANKSGIVING & WINTER BREAKS!
Make your reservation today.

Cancellations must be made 21 or more days prior to departure date (if round trip, departure date is considered first travel date) to receive a refund less a $10 processing fee. Cancellations 20 or less days prior to departure are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Get live updates, communicate with us and fellow parents and students:

We’re pleased to offer student only buses to and from Penn State University (University Park Campus) for Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Spring Break and Easter Weekend.

Thanksgiving Break Dates and Times:

Buses home will depart from PSU Friday, November 18th between 4-5pm.

Buses to school will arrive back at PSU Sunday, November 27th between 3:30pm and 9pm. 

Winter Break Dates & Times:

Buses home will depart from PSU Friday, December 16th between 4-5pm.

Buses to school will arrive back at PSU Sunday, January 8th

When making your booking, you do not need to specify which on-campus pickup you would like to use. As long as you are booked, your spot is confirmed and will not be given away.

Students should arrive at their desired departure location 15 minutes prior to departure time for check in and loading, as buses will plan to leave right on time.

BOOKING IS OPEN FOR THANKSGIVING & WINTER BREAKS!
Make your reservation here:

Cancellations must be made 21 or more days prior to departure to receive a refund less a $10 processing fee. Cancellations 20 or less days prior to departure are non-refundable.

Get live updates, communicate with us and fellow parents and students:

Convenient Locations at Penn State:

South Dorms – On McKean Road between South Residence Halls & Beaver Hall  |  See Map
East Dorms – Across from Snyder Hall at the Softball Field |  See Map

Important Note: Buses departing Penn State pickup at South dorms first, and at East dorms 15 minutes later.  Departure times shown on schedules and emails are for South dorms.

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Our Penn State University Bus Routes and Stops

Why Choose College Break Bus by Starr?

Students-Only Bus

When you travel with us, you’ll be traveling on a private motorcoach for students only. Our services are not open to non-University students.

As Parents, We Get It

Having two sons in college ourselves, we understand the frustration of coordinating travel for breaks. Leave the work to us, and we’ll make the trip seamless.

Family Owned, Experience Proven

We’ve owned our own bus fleet for 75 years, so we know what it takes to provide the highest level of service. We’re also a proud member of the International Motorcoach Group and American Bus Association.

Live Tracking

Easily coordinate your pickups and ensure that your student arrived at school safely using our real-time GPS bus tracking.

We Listen

Not only are we accessible, but we listen.  Looking to see if we can add new locations? Have a quick question and want to reach out? We’re here and ready to help.

         What to expect on your bus:

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