Transportation Services


Cars may be left overnight on nearby public streets and in college parking lots except in posted areas. The Merrill Gymnasium parking lot located at 141 Russell Street is the largest on campus. Rows will be marked as reserved for Inauguration. Please respect handicapped parking signs.

Transportation to and from Campus

Bates will provide free group transportation to and from the Hilton Garden Riverwatch in Auburn, and the Auburn Residence Inn by Marriott at select times on Friday and Saturday. Contact Alicia Richard at or 207-786-6336 for details.

Zip Cars

Zip Cars Get 24/7 access to Zipcars parked right on campus! Simply reserve online, let yourself in with your Zipcard and drive. Our low hourly and daily rates always include gas and insurance.

You only need to be 18+ to join.Members age 18-20 can use a dedicated group of Zipcars that live on campus.Members. age 21+ also have access to thousands of Zipcars all around the world.Find cars on or around the Bates campus.

Shuttle Services to Airport

Taxi Services

  • Jetport Cab —207-807-9797
  • City Cab Co 29 Avon Street, Lewisotn, ME  207-784-4521
  • Tri Town Taxi 571 Sabattus Street, #14 , Lewiston, ME  207-777-5777
  • Celebrity Cab 242 main Street, Lewiston, ME 207-784-3271

Bus Service

  • City Link—local bus service to get around town
  • Greyhound Bus—looking for alternative transportation to airport