Transportation

Campus Life - Transportation

Many of the Northeast’s major metropolitan markets are within easy reach of the Lehigh Valley by plane, train, bus, or car.

Airports

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), located about 15 miles from campus, serves thousands of business and leisure travelers each year through several major carriers. The Lafayette College Area Transportation (LCAT) shuttle provides transportation to the airport from campus. Bethlehem, Pa., 1-888-FLY-LVIA.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), located about 60 miles from campus, is accessible by bus from Trans-Bridge Lines from the Easton Bus Terminal. Newark, N.J., (973) 961-6000.

Transportation to the airport from campus: Personal drivers are also available—contact Pam or Julie with Emmanuel Travel at (610) 252-7376 for information.

NOTE: Transportation to Philadelphia, JFK, and LaGuardia airports from Easton is by personal driver. A bus runs to the Philadelphia Greyhound Bus Station at 10th & Filbert Sts. only.

Bus

Easton Bus Terminal, located downtown about a mile from campus, offers daily service to New York City and Philadelphia, along with Newark, Philadelphia, and New York-JFK airports, and points beyond. The terminal is serviced by a number of bus lines, including Trans-Bridge, Greyhound and Susquehanna Trailways. 35 S. 3rd St., Easton, PA, (610) 923-6835.

Lehigh and Northampton Transit Authority (LANTA) provides public bus service to Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and their suburbs, serving more than 4 million passengers annually. 1060 Lehigh St., Allentown, PA,  (610) 776-RIDE.

Lafayette College Area Transportation (LCAT) takes students to the Easton Bus Terminal, Lehigh Valley International Airport, downtown Easton, and several malls and shopping centers.

Taxi

Two primary taxi companies service the area and provide transportation to both Lehigh Valley International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, Yellow Cab of Easton, (610) 258-2888, and Akab Taxi & Transportation Service, Phillipsburg, N.J., (908) 454-3420.

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