Transportation

Traveling around campus?

SHUTTLE: Call the Shuttle at 207-725-3337 for a nice ride back to your dorm

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Thursday – Saturday: 6 p.m. – 3 a.m.

They have stops at most dorms, but for specifics, check out the Bowdoin Shuttle website: https://www.bowdoin.edu/security/student-transportation/index.shtml

YELLOW BIKE CLUB:

The BSG provides funding for the Yellow Bike Club, a service that allows students to rent bikes for a full semester at a low membership fee. Additionally, members to the club have full access to their bike repair hours. This service is in line with our goals to make Bowdoin a more green and sustainable campus. If you would like to learn more or sign up, please visit their website here.

Looking to get out of Brunswick? There are lots of options!

BRUNSWICK TAXI: Call to make a reservation at (207) 729-3688

  • free rides anywhere within one mile of campus between 11PM-1AM on Tuesday/Thursday and 11pm-2am on Friday/Saturday
    • for reference, this can bring you out as far as the Brunswick Diner, Joshua’s Tavern, Sea Dog’s Brewery, and most off-campus housing!
  • ALSO, there’s taxi service to Portland Jetport (or anywhere closer)!
  • Cost: (Brunswick-Portland, based on past years, the prices may vary) $35 per-person if 2 or less in a taxi $25 per person if 3 or more in a taxi group

CARPOOLINGRideboard

  • Drivers: post on the Rideshare App and/or the online Rideboard page how many spaces you have in your car, where you’re going, and how much you’ll charge for gas
  • Passengers: check the Rideshare / Rideboard postings and sign up

METRO BREEZ BUS: Only $3 per ride

MAINE STREET TAXI: Call to make a reservation at (207-449-8990)

  • Taxi service to Portland Jetport
  • Cost: $55 for 1 or 2 passengers; $15 per additional passenger

TRAINAmtrak Downeaster

  • Station located in Brunswick Station (near Hannaford)
  • Stops in Maine, Northern Mass, and Boston
  • Buy tickets online early – space can be limited – here
  • Discounted student multi passes available here

BUS: Concord Coach Lines

  • Service to Bangor, Orno, Portland, and Boston
  • Buy tickets online here
  • Bowdoin students are eligible for a $5 discount on tickets to Bangor, Portland, Boston and Logan Airport with I.D.