Campus Connect Bus
Update: March 17, 2020 - All Campus Connect trips from March 22, 2020 on have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. Impacted reservation holders will be contacted. Please email NCRShuttle@vt.edu with any questions.
Leave the I-81 driving to the professional Campus Connect drivers! The Campus Connect Bus provides employees, students, and their guests with safe and convenient transportation between the university's campuses in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and the Greater Washington, D.C. metro region.
Effective July 1, 2019, individual fares will be $65 per rider, one-way; group fares are $50 per rider, one-way. Group rates are available for groups of three riders or more, purchased through Hokie Mart.
The bus departs twice daily each weekday and once each weekend from both Blacksburg and Arlington/Ballston. The bus also makes a stop in Salem at I-81 Exit 140 at the Park and Ride. Campus Connect operates year-round, including academic break periods, with the exception of university holidays.
Students, faculty, and staff (with a PID and two factor authentication capabilities) are eligible to purchase tickets. Payment for business trips can be made with a credit or debit card or by using Hokie Mart. Payment for personal trips can be made with a credit or debit card. Tickets go on sale two weeks in advance of each trip’s scheduled departure. All riders will be required to present a valid photo ID when boarding.
Amenities on the full-size Campus Connect charter buses include free Wi-Fi, electrical outlets at each seat, a restroom, reclining seats, work tables/trays, snacks, and reading lights.
Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-6141.
The bus will depart from the National Capital Region at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to give passengers better connectivity to the Metro and better options for local parking and transportation.
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