Many of the Northeast’s major metropolitan markets are within easy reach of the Lehigh Valley by plane, train, bus, or car.
Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), located about 15 miles from campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (800-359-5842), 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.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located about 60 miles from campus and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is located about 95 miles from campus. Both are accessible by Trans-Bridge Bus Lines from the Easton bus station. Bus travel time to EWR (973-961-6000) in Newark, New Jersey is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. Bus travel time to JFK (718-244-4444) in New York City is approximately 3 hours.
Additional transportation to airports from campus: personal drivers are available—contact Pam or Julie with Emmanuel Travel in Easton, Pennsylvania for information (610-252-7376).
NOTE: Transportation to Philadelphia and LaGuardia airports from Easton is by personal driver. Easton bus station offers a Greyhound bus to the 15th Street Bus Station only in Philadelphia.
Easton’s bus station (Easton Intermodal Transportation Center), located downtown about a mile from campus, offers daily service to New York City and Philadelphia, along with Newark and JFK airports, and points beyond. The terminal is serviced by a number of bus lines, including Trans-Bridge, Greyhound and Susquehanna Trailways. 123 S. 3rd St., Easton, Pennsylvania, 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, Pennsylvania, 610-435-3646.
Lafayette College Area Transportation (LCAT) takes students to the Easton bus station, Lehigh Valley International Airport, downtown Easton, and several malls and shopping centers.
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, New Jersey, 908-454-3420.