Transportation Services & Information

Break Shuttles

Local Harrisburg Break Shuttles

We offer regular break shuttles to the Harrisburg Airport and the Harrisburg Amtrak & Greyhound Bus station.

View the fall 2014 semester Harrisburg shuttle schedules.
View the spring/summer 2015 Harrisburg shuttle schedules.

NYC/NJ, New England, Philadelphia and BWI Break Shuttles

We also offer shuttles to New York City, Baltimore Washington International airport, Philadelphia International airport and Northern New Jersey and the New England area during the academic year.

Please click Here for information on schedules.

Recreational Shuttles (Friday/Sunday)

The student group MOB, in conjunction with the Office of Campus Life and the Department of Public Safety, offers a Friday/Sunday shuttle to Harrisburg and other destinations. This shuttle runs the same schedule on Fridays & Sundays. Get more information on schedules and destinations through the Office of Student Life (HUB lower level).

  • Departing Dickinson at 3:00 pm from the ATS parking lot.
  • Returning to Dickinson, the last pick up is at 9pm at the Harrisburg train/bus station
  • Shuttle Pass Cost: $15/semester or $25/year

Please Note: The Recreational Shuttle does not run on the weekends of Fall Pause, Thanksgiving break, Spring break and the beginning and end of semester breaks.

Fleet Vehicle Operations

Procedures for Reserving a College Fleet Vehicle
Driver Certification Program
Private Vehicle Registration Procedures
Fleet Vehicle Reservation Online form - Academic / Administrative Use ONLY

EZ Pass

We have a number of EZ Pass units available to sign out when you are using a college general use fleet vehicle. If you will be traveling toll roads in the area and would like to use a unit, please enter your request in the "Trip Purpose" box on the fleet vehicle reservation form. EZ Pass toll charges will be billed to departments with the vehicle use billing. Email or call Alyssa Gill, Transportation Coordinator at 717-254-8187 for more information.

ZipCars for Students & Employees

Need occasional use of a new car without the hassle and cost of maintenance, insurance, monthly payments or gas? Dickinson College and Zipcar, which describes itself as the world’s largest car-sharing service, have teamed up to make cars available to students and employees. The service, which has been proven to reduce emissions, complements Dickinson’s campus-wide commitment to sustainability, while offering students and faculty convenient and cost-effective transportation.

The Zipcars are available for use 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are available to all students and staff 18 or older. Gas, insurance, 180 free miles daily and reserved parking are included in the hourly and daily rates. More information for Students & Employees.

The Zipcar is located at the intersection of W. High Street and Parker Street, on the north side of the parking lot fronting High Street. 

CAT Carlisle Circulator Bus and Additional Regional Bus Services

The Carlisle Circulator will begin serving the Borough of Carlisle on Monday, April 28. There will be three routes circulating throughout the Borough, serving Commuters, Health & Human Services and Shopping & Retail.

Dickinson College students, staff and faculty will be able to ride the bus for free with an identification card.

Additional information including routes can be found here

CAT also runs buses between Carlisle, Harrisburg and other locations in the region.  The Route C schedule between Carlisle and Harrisburg stops in front of the Carlisle courthouse at the intersection of High and Hanover St. and stops at the downtown Market St. Transfer Center in Harrisburg.  Route C also makes stops at the many shopping centers of the Carlisle Pike and in Camp Hill. Fare to Harrisburg is $2.35, exact change.


An online Dickinson-only Ride-Share Board from RidePost is available to help members of the Dickinson community make connections to share rides for daily commuting and other trips.

Learn more about the sustainable transportation options on the Center for Sustainability Education’s Web site.