The Bus

The West Point Parents Club of Massachusetts arranges bus transportation for Cadets and Cadet Guests between Massachusetts and West Point during holidays when large numbers of Cadets are likely to be coming home. Generally, round trip transportation is provided for Labor Day (not every year), Columbus Day (when no football games are scheduled), and Thanksgiving.  One way buses are provided for Winter Leave (return only), and Spring Break (return only).

PRICE:          Members:  $85.00 one way      Non-Members: $100.00 one way

MEMBERSHIP: To join the Club and receive a discount on your bus fares, please click here. Please complete your Membership purchase before buying your Member-rate bus ticket. If you are unsure of your membership status, contact our Membership Coordinator.

CANCELATIONS AND REFUNDS – If a quota of Cadets is not met by 10 days prior to departure, the bus could be cancelled.  Refunds are only guaranteed if a cancellation is received two weeks prior to the the bus departure.

Arrival & Departure Information

There are TWO bus stops to and from West Point: Sturbridge and Newton

Buses leave West Point from Johnson Stadium Parking lot. Departure time depends on time of release. The bus will stop first in Sturbridge, at Exit 1 on Route 84 (236 Route 15, adjacent to the Mobil station) for Cadets living in Western and Central Massachusetts. The Sturbridge stop is about 45 minutes from the other stop in Newton  at Newton/Riverside MBTA station (303 Grove Street, Newton). For buses returning to West Point, the route is reversed.

2023-24 Bus Schedule and Registration Links

Below is the tentative schedule, based on the WP academic calendar.  We will make updates closer to the time of each bus, as needed.  We will activate the relevant link closer to the scheduled departure.

Bus Calendar: The departure for the return to West Point will vary depending on the holiday.  Please note the departure time for the specific bus.  Cadets should be at the their departure site 15 minutes prior to scheduled bus departure time.

Tentative Dates for 2023-24

Labor Day – Friday, Sept 1 / Monday, Sept 4

ThanksgivingTuesday, November 21 (5 pm) / Monday, November 27 (12-1pm).

SPECIAL FOR 2023 Army-Navy Weekend Bus – Leaving WP Friday, Dec 8 (5pm), Returning to WP Sunday, Dec 10 (12pm).

Winter Leave – Leaving West Point – Tuesday, December 19 @ 12:30pm, Returning to WP Friday, January 5 @ 12pm


Please Contact the Bus Coordinators with any questions.