Bus Trip Schedule

Fall 2022 Schedule Below!

Campus Life provides a free weekly bus to areas outside of Lewiston-Auburn throughout academic year. Spaces are limited, so we recommend signing up in advance to secure your spot!

(times and locations subject to change)

All buses are open to all members of the Bates Community (45 spaces held for students) and free. Departs refers to the time that the bus will depart from outside of Chase Hall at Bates College. Return refers to the time that the bus will depart from the destination. You may sign up starting on the Monday of the week of each trip with the links above. Space is limited on all of these trips so we recommend signing up in advance.

You can sign up to reserve your spot on any trip by heading to Bates Engage. For trips to Lost Valley, Campus Life will cover the cost of ski/snowboard rentals for students taking the provided shuttles who fill out the rental form at least 24 hours in advance.

DateDestinationDeparts Campus Returns to CampusLink to Sign Up
10/7Portland Art Walk4:30 pm9:30 pmSign Up Here!
10/15Wallingford’s Farms Apple Picking11:00 am2:30 pmSign Up Here!
10/22Maine Mall12:00 pm4:30 pmSign Up Here!
10/29Old Port, Portland1:00 pm7:00 pmSign Up Here!
11/5TECHNO WORLDS Exhibit Tour12:00 pm5:30 pmSign Up Here!
11/12Freeport11:00 am4:00 pmSign Up Here!
12/3Brunswick Downtown11:00 am3:45 pmSign Up Here!

Have suggestions or requests for destinations (within about 1 hour of campus), please email campuslife@bates.edu and let us know!