No car or don’t feel like driving?
There are multiple transportation options to get you from campus to amenities and attractions in the surrounding area. Amherst center, with local shops, restaurants, and small convenience stores, is a quick 15-minute walk from campus.
Local buses, operated by the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, run regularly between Amherst center and the University, with additional services traveling throughout the Pioneer Valley, including Northampton, Springfield, and Greenfield.
A variety of bike rental options are also available, including Laughing Dog Bicycles and Hampshire Bicycle Exchange.