Shuttle Transportation - Airport and Bus Stations

January 8, 2021-Happy New Year! Campus Safety is now accepting reservations for transportation to the airport for the Spring 2021 semester. Please be aware that we may group students together for transportation to the airport as times allow in order to reduce costs to students and to the College.  Also, we are only able to offer transportation for students to return on January 23 or 24, 2021 unless early arrival has been approved by the Office of Student Development.

Campus Safety will be utilizing Detroit Airport Town Cars for student transportation from Detroit Metro Airport to campus for the Spring 2021 semester. Students should still submit airport transportation requests by completing the online reservation formCampus Safety staff will make arrangements with the transportation company and then communicate those arrangements to the student by email.  The cost for students for the shuttle service will be the same:  $75.00 per person if travelling alone, $35 per student if travelling with more than one other student. Charges are placed on student accounts after the service has been provided. Please note that Emotional Support Animals are not permitted to be transported in airport shuttles to or from the airport. 

During the academic year, the Office of Campus Safety provides transportation to and from Detroit Metropolitan airport on request, subject to the requirements and limitations listed below. The cost for this transportation is $75.00 each way, or $35 each way for students travelling together.   It is important to note that all students who wish to utilize this service must complete the and submit it to Campus Safety at least one week in advance of the date of travel. Questions about this service should be emailed to .

Campus Safety provides transportation for students to or from the airport at designated times during breaks and at the beginning and end of each semester.  Every effort is made to group students together to reduce the cost to $35.00 per student.  Students may request to be grouped with other students to reduce the cost; however, this can result in students having to leave campus several hours before their flight is schedule to depart and/or longer wait times at the airport until a scheduled pick-up.


 Arranging Transportation to and/or from Detroit Metro Airport

Note—All requests for transportation must be made at least one week in advance.

  • After you have made your flight arrangements, complete the Campus Safety Shuttle Transportation Form, provide the required information, and click 'send'. After this information has been received, Campus Safety will contact you to confirm the arrangements for your transportation to or from the airport. This contact will be made within two business days of when the information was submitted. The cost for the shuttle is $75.00 each way for students travelling alone, or $35 each way for students travelling together. No cash is needed before you take the shuttle; the charge will be placed on your student account afterwards.
  • You are responsible for contacting Campus Safety as soon as possible if your plans change or you make other transportation arrangements. If you do not do so, you may be charged for the cost of the shuttle.
  • The College is not responsible for costs incurred by students utilizing this service who miss flights due to weather or traffic conditions. 
Requirements and Limitations
  • Airport shuttles are only offered to currently enrolled Albion students.
  • Shuttles are not normally available from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Shuttles are not available on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Homecoming, or Graduation.
  • Shuttles may be delayed or cancelled due to inclement weather, traffic conditions, or other circumstances. The College is not responsible for reimbursing students for costs associated with missed flights in these instances.
  • Shuttle availability is based on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Shuttles are not available for student organizations, classes, athletic teams, or other groups travelling to or from the airport. 
Transportation by Train or Bus:

To or from Albion:

As a reminder, Campus Safety provides free transportation for students to or from the Albion Train station. An Amtrak departs Albion daily at 8:19 a.m. for Chicago, and at 9:53 p.m. for Detroit. There is also a bus that leaves Albion at 4:05 p.m. daily for Chicago, and 11:10 p.m. for Detroit. Students should call Campus Safety 30 minutes prior to their departure time from or arrival time at the Albion Train station.

To or from Jackson or Battle Creek: 

Campus Safety provides transportation for students on a limited basis to or from the Battle Creek or Jackson train stations. This service is subject to availability of staff and vehicles, and students who utilize this service will be charged $20 each way. Students can request this transportation by completing the shuttle transportation form. This form must be received by Campus Safety at least one week in advance of the date of travel.