Champlain College Breakliner Bus

Service Notes

Reservations are now available for Thanksgiving Break. To search availability, please use the dates and locations listed below. Dates of Operation for this service: - Sunday December 1st from NYC, Montvale, White Plains, Bridgeport & Hartford to Champlain College - Service is only offered for the return trip to campus.

Buy Tickets & Reserve Seats

If you do not see our booking portal below (grey background, green & black type), please call us at 877-724-4360, option 3 to reserve seats by phone.


White Plains

Schedule Details

THANKSGIVING RETURN ONLY - From New Jersey, New York & Connecticut to South Burlington, VT

Location Notes Time
NYC-Midtown Manhattan 155 East 42nd Street btwn. Lexington & 3rd Ave (one block east of Grand Central) 11:15am
Montvale, NJ Montvale Service Area, GSP MP 172 (southbound side after plaza house) 12:15pm
White Plains, NY 11 Ferris Avenue, in front of Metro North Station, across from Bus Terminal 01:00pm
Bridgeport, CT 525 Bridge Street, south side of street btwn John & State Street under Transportation bridge 02:15pm
Hartford, CT across from 6 Spruce Street behind Union Station bus terminal near taxi line 03:30pm
South Burlington, VT Bus stop on Williston Rd in front of Doubletree Hotel (former Sheraton) 07:15pm
Burlington, VT Bus stop at 375 Maple Street in front of Champlain College CCM 07:30pm

Stop Locations

South Burlington, VT – near University of Vermont
in front of parking lot of Doubletree Hotel (former Sheraton) at 870 Williston Road at bus stop
This location is across from Staples Plaza, approximately 7-8 minutes away (walking distance) from most UVM dorms. Exact stop location will be provided the day of departure via email and text message

Hartford, CT across from 6 Spruce Street behind Union Station Bus Terminal (Spruce near Church Street)
Bus stops on Spruce Street in front of taxi line, across from parking lot and behind bus lanes at the station. (DO NOT inquire about this bus at the Travel Center – call CoTo Travel at 877-724-4360 for more information)

Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport Transportation Center – 525 Water Street (Train Station side)
Bus picks up and drops off at south side of street btwn John & State Street under Transportation Center connector bridge. The bus stop location is in front of the taxi line, but may shift to the corner of John Street in case there’s a lack of parking space.
(DO NOT inquire about this bus at the Travel Center – call CoTo Travel at 877-724-4360 for more information)

White Plains, NY - Westchester County 11 Ferris Avenue White Plains, NY Bus stops at the Trailways station, in front of Metro North station building and directly across from the TransCenter bus terminal – BeeLine (DO NOT inquire about this bus at the Trailways Agency – call CoTo Travel at 877-724-4360 for more information) Connections available to:
  • Bee Line local buses to various locations throughout Westchester County
  • CT Transit I-Bus express to Stamford, CT
  • Adirondack Trailways to Upstate New York (north of New Paltz)
  • Coach USA Shortline to Catskills destinations
  • Metro North Railroad to Westchester and Putnam County, NY
  • Tappan Zee Express bus to Rockland County, NY

Montvale, NJ Montvale Service Area, Garden State Parkway MP 172 Bus stops on the southbound side of the rest area at the bus lanes, located at the south end of the rest area plaza building. (DO NOT inquire about this bus at the Travel Center – call CoTo Travel at 877-724-4360 for more information)

NYC Midtown Manhattan - near Grand Central Terminal Bus stops at 150 East 42nd Street in front of Starbucks Coffee, midblock between Lexington and 3rd Avenues. This stop is approximately one block east from Grand Central Terminal. Connections available to:
  • MTA NYCT Subway (4)(5)(6)(7)(S) to the Bronx, Brooklyn and various locations in Manhattan
  • MTA Express Buses to Staten Island, the Bronx and Brooklyn (within two blocks)
  • Metro North Railroad to Westchester, Putnam County in NY and Fairfield County in CT
  • NYC Airporter Bus to JFK and LaGuardia Airports in New York
  • Newark Airport Express Bus to Newark Airport in New Jersey
  • Hampton Jitney Bus to Eastern Long Island destinations

FAQs about the Service

When you purchase your ticket, you will receive two emails, one from PayPal and the other from our company, CoTo Travel. If you do not immediately see the second email from CoTo Travel from “info (at)” that says “Your Bus Reservation & Tickets” please check your Spam folder. We have received reports that all email accounts connected to Gmail, including select UVM emails, have had their reservations placed in the Spam folder. Please check here first prior to contacting us.

Please note that reservations made for this service are non-refundable, non-exchangeable and non-transferable. Any cancellation made by a purchasing party will result in a full forfeiture of payment.

When checking in for our bus, please show us your PDF ticket and a valid photo ID (drivers license, non drivers license, passport or NYC ID card). The ticket is sent to you in an email with your confirmation and credit card receipt. You may show your ticket on your smartphone or other device or print it out.

We kindly request that you arrive 20 minutes prior to the stated departure time on our schedule above. We depart all locations on time based on the GPS device located aboard the bus, weather and traffic pending.

Each guest is allowed one (1) carry on bag and two (2) pieces of luggage that can be stored under the bus in the luggage bay. You MUST be able to store your carry on in the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you upon request of our staff at any time during the trip. No bags may be stored in the aisle of the bus.

Shipping and storage boxes or any other container that does not fall into the traditional definition of luggage (anything that isn’t a rolling suitcase, duffel bag or oversized backpack) must be declared during the reservation process by emailing us at with subject line “Oversized Luggage Request – (Travel Date and Locations).” An additional $100 per item requested for transport will be assessed on these items and payment must be made online at least 24 hours prior to departure.

Guests who require the use of a wheelchair during their travel with us MUST email us at info (at) to indicate this need when they are reserving their tickets online.

Our company manages this transportation program in cooperation with the University of Vermont. To fulfill our obligation to you, our guest and the college, we contract with reputable, fully insured motorcoach companies. While most trips will operate with vehicles equipped with restrooms, there may be instances where we may use smaller vehicles including mini buses and vans to operate the trip. We will provide full guidance on what type of bus to expect, what it looks like, and in most cases, the name of the driver or greeter to whom you will check in with the day before each trip via email.

Our service is not affiliated with the University of Vermont and is operated independently of the university.

CoTo Travel is a tour, event and transportation company reinventing how you connect with people, ideas, and places. We bring people together to meet & collaborate through tours & events focusing on business, education and professional development as well as regional one day leisure getaways by bus. In 2016, we launched a special services brand called Breakliner, which offers direct routes from college campuses to major metropolitan areas for students to travel home during break periods. We are also a member in good standing with the American Bus Association, North America’s premier trade organization for motorcoach and tour companies.