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Charter Bus Service Information

Transportation Services at the University of Delaware provides charter bus service to the University community. Each department or University student group that wishes to use the service must provide authorization by submitting a Request for Service Web Form. Before submitting a request, it is necessary to contact the Transportation Service office to ensure availability. This form must be received at least one week prior to the date of service.


Charter Bus Service rates for the academic year 2014-2015 are as follows:

University Departments and Student Organizations: $30.68 per hour, plus $1.52 per mile with a three hour minimum.
Camp Service: $31.72 per hour, plus $1.59 per mile with a three hour minimum.
External Groups: $32.76 per hour, plus $1.67 per mile with a three hour minimum.


Additionally, coach buses are available through a contract with Delaware Express.

The buses provided are 47- or 56-passenger buses with a bathroom. Rates vary and a $25 administration fee is assessed.

Cancellation policy for Delaware Express: No charge if cancelled up to 3 days before the trip (not including the day of the trip).

For further information, contact Transportation Services at 831-1187, or email

» University Shuttle Buses run on an abbreviated schedule during University break periods. Buses do not run when University offices are closed. For holidays or special events (e.g. final exam periods), check the Holiday & Special Routes page, updated throughout the year.

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