Transportation

There are many different transportation options for UConn students, faculty and staff.  Below is a brief list of some resources you may find helpful.  Please visit UConn Transportation Services for a more comprehensive list of services available in the area, as well as some tip and tricks to making transportation easier.

 

U-Pass for free travel

Students are eligible for a U-Pass which allows them free travel on many bus and train routes in Connecticut, including CT Transit and WRTD.  Visit http://upass.uconn.edu for more information and registration.

 

Where are you trying to get to?

  • Housing on Hunting Lodge Road, Birch Lane, North Eagleville Road and Downtown Storrs

o   UConn Transportation Services operates free shuttle routes that connect campus with some off-campus locations

  • Housing and services on South Eagleville Road

o   UConn Transportation Services has stops at Mansfield Apartments that could help you connect to campus.

o   Windham Region Transit District has stops at a variety of locations on South Eagleville Road on its Storrs-Willimantic Route, which is free for students with a U-Pass

  • Housing and services along CT-195, in Mansfield Center and in Willimantic

o   Windham Region Transit District has stops along CT-195 and in adjacent neighborhoods on its Storrs-Willimantic Route, which is free for students with a U-Pass.  Free transfers onto other buses can connect you to other places including Norwich and more areas in Willimantic.

  • Hartford, Tolland, Manchester

o   CT Transit’s 913 Express Service operates regular bus service which is free with a U-Pass.  Stops near campus include East Campus, Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center in Downtown Storrs and Four Corners.

o   Peter Pan connects Storrs to Hartford, Providence and other destinations.  Stops near campus include one in South Campus and the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center in Downtown Storrs.

 

Using Google Transit to plan your trip

Please visit UConn Transportation Services website for helpful tips and tricks about planning your bus or train trip.

 

Other options

For more information about other transportation alternatives visit UConn Transportation Services.  Other services include:

  • Zip Car “car sharing”
  • Zimride “ride-matching”
  • Renting a car
  • Getting to Bradley and Boston Airports