Homeward Bound Program

SPRING BREAK - Tickets are Available for Purchase Starting Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9 a.m

 

The Homeward Bound Bus Charter Program provides students with discounted round-trip transportation from Arcata directly to San Francisco or Los Angeles. Service is offered for Fall Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break. Fees are $115 per student to Los Angeles and $95 per student to San Francisco.

To purchase your round trip ticket, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Student Center and select “Make a Payment” under the Finances area.
  2. On the next screen, select “Make a Payment” again and choose Homeward Bound Bus Charter Program from the menu of offerings
  3. Continue through the reservation and purchasing process.

Once your reservation is complete, you will receive a confirmation letter from Parking & Commuter Services which provides more detail regarding the pickup/drop off locations and times, baggage restrictions, and general trip information about how to locate the charter bus, the intended route and expected stops for rest, stretching and food as well as arrival at your destination.

Tickets become available for purchase two weeks prior to each break. Space in limited so reserve your seat as soon as possible.

A limited amount of seats will be available for cash purchase. Please call 707-826-4111 for more information.

 *If you would like to be assigned to the same bus as a friend/family member please email krista.paddock@humboldt.edu as soon as you purchase your ticket with your request. Buses cannot be switched once assignments have been made and confirmation letters have been emailed. Thank you!

FALL BREAK

FALL BREAK

Tickets are Available for Purchase Starting Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9 a.m.

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 DEPARTURE (arrival times are approximate)

  • 7:00 a.m.—Bus leaves the Jolly Giant Commons at HSU
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to San Francisco for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 1:30 p.m.—Drop-off in the San Francisco area
    • The bus will stop at one location for 30 minutes along the way to Los Angeles for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 10:00 p.m.—Approximate arrival at Union Station in Los Angeles

NOVEMBER 30, 2019 RETURN (arrival times are approximate)

  • 7:00 a.m.—Bus leaves Union Station in Los Angeles
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to San Francisco for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 2:00 p.m.—Bus stops at the Greyhound Bus Station in San Francisco for pick up of Bay Area students
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to Arcata for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 10:00 p.m.—Bus arrives at the Jolly Giant Commons at HSU

WINTER BREAK

WINTER BREAK

Tickets are Available for Purchase Starting Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9 a.m.

DECEMBER 21, 2019 DEPARTURE (arrival times are approximate)

  • 7:00 a.m.—Bus leaves the Jolly Giant Commons at HSU
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to San Francisco for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 1:30 p.m.—Drop-off in the San Francisco area
    • The bus will stop at one location for 30 minutes along the way to Los Angeles for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 10:00 p.m.—Approximate arrival at Union Station in Los Angeles

JANUARY 18, 2020 RETURN (arrival times are approximate)

  • 7:00 a.m.—Bus leaves Union Station in Los Angeles
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to San Francisco for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 2:00 p.m.—Bus stops at the Greyhound Bus Station in San Francisco for pick up of Bay Area students
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to Arcata for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 10:00 p.m.—Bus arrives at the Jolly Giant Commons at HSU

SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK

Tickets are Available for Purchase Starting Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9 a.m.

MARCH 14, 2020 DEPARTURE (arrival times are approximate)

  • 7:00 a.m.—Bus leaves the Jolly Giant Commons at HSU
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to San Francisco for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 1:30 p.m.—Drop-off in the San Francisco area
    • The bus will stop at one location for 30 minutes along the way to Los Angeles for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 10:00 p.m.—Approximate arrival at Union Station in Los Angeles

MARCH 21, 2020 RETURN (arrival times are approximate)

  • 7:00 a.m.—Bus leaves Union Station in Los Angeles
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to San Francisco for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 2:00 p.m.—Bus stops at the Greyhound Bus Station in San Francisco for pick up of Bay Area students
    • Bus stops at one location for 30 minutes along the way to Arcata for restrooms, food and stretching.
  • 10:00 p.m.—Bus arrives at the Jolly Giant Commons at HSU