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Holiday Break Bus

Parking and Transportation Services and the Office of the Dean of Students partner to provide chartered buses to students for low-cost, safe and convenient transportation for academic breaks. 

Vandal Break Bus ticket sales for Fall 2021 will be available for purchase on July 7, 2021. Tickets sales for each Break Bus will close promptly at noon the day prior to departure.

Vandal Break Bus Bucks for Frequent Riders! Vandals who purchase round-trip tickets for all three Break Buses during the 2021-22 academic year and who complete all three trips will receive one $30 gift card for the VandalStore on their return to campus following spring break. Details on how to collect Break Bus Bucks will be included in the confirmation email for spring Break Bus.   

Break Buses Depart Promptly. Break Buses leave campus early on Saturday morning following the last day of classes and return the Sunday immediately prior to classes starting. Ticket holders should arrive early for all bus trips. Each rider may bring no more than three pieces of luggage that are tagged for identification; please tag bags before arriving for the bus. These are long trips and riders should be prepared with snacks, food and beverages as needed. A confirmation email with detailed itineraries, including times and locations of stops, will be sent to each rider.

Safety Precautions. Riders will be required to comply with COVID-19 safety precautions as set forth by the Transportation Services Administration (TSA) and/or the CDC. Effective June 18, 2021, riders are required to wear masks on the buses at all times except when eating or drinking, at least through September 13, 2021. This website will be updated when revised guidance from the TSA and/or CDC becomes available.  

2021-22 Vandal Break Bus Schedule

Fall 2021: Departs Saturday, November 20, 2021 | Returns Sunday, November 28, 2021

Winter 2021-22: Departs Saturday, December 18, 2021 | Returns Sunday, January 9, 2022

Spring 2022: Departs Saturday, March 12, 2022 | Returns Sunday, March 20, 2022

Vandal Break Bus will operate according to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommendations:

  • Masks are required at least until September 13, 2021, in compliance with the President's executive order 13998 issued January 21, 2021, and the CDC Emergency Order, effective February 1, 2021, under section 310 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d).
  • Questions? Contact Parking and Transportation Services at pts@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6424

Make a Reservation

Holiday Break Bus Reservations

Transportation Details

Fall Break Round-Trip One-Way
Boise $125 $60
Idaho Falls (via Boise) $195 $100
Spokane, WA (via Coeur d'Alene) $50 $25
Spring Break Round-Trip One-Way
Boise $125 $60
Idaho Falls  (via Boise) $195 $100
Spokane, WA (via Coeur d'Alene) $50 $25

Idaho Buses

Buses stop first at New Meadows and travel to towns along Highway 95 and Interstate to Boise. The bus will continue to transport students beyond Boise, making stops along the interstate to Idaho Falls. Times of arrival/departure for bus schedule are estimated. Delays could be possible due to weather, road conditions, etc.

Coeur d'Alene and Spokane, WA Bus

This bus will stop in Coeur d'Alene and continue to Spokane, WA. Times of arrival/ departure for bus schedule are estimated. Delays could be possible due to weather, road conditions, etc.

Holiday Break Bus tickets will be available for purchase for the 2021-22 school year starting July 7, 2021. On-line payments require a credit or debit card. If you need to make payment by another method, please contact Parking and Transportation Services at pts@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6424.

Contact Us

Physical Address:

1006 Railroad Street
Rm 135
Moscow, ID
83844-4106

Office hours:
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Office hours during academic breaks:
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-6424
parking@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/parking

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 4106
Moscow, ID
83844-4106