EXPLO New York | Arrival + Departure

TRAVEL BY PLANE When booking your travel or your child’s flight to EXPLO, please check flight windows on the Arrival and Departure Schedule on page 1. • Fly into JFK Airport in New York City to take advantage of our airport shuttle service. (Please note that we do not provide transportation to or from Newark or LaGuardia.) • Is your child flying solo? Please be assured that EXPLO staff will help your child at every step of the travel process, from airport pickup to arrival on campus


Students should not book travel as Unaccompanied Minors (UM), if at all possible. Rest assured we will be tracking all flights, and will meet your child at the airport. If your airline does require flying as a UM for your child’s age, please be sure that ALL flight arrangements* for arrival and departure are settled ahead of time.

• Meet at the baggage claim area — our staff will be at each of the main airport terminals, wearing bright orange T-shirts

• For flights arriving early, please remain in the baggage claim area until our staff arrives

*All airline fees for Unaccompanied Minor service must be paid prior to travel

SHUTTLE TO/FROM JFK AIRPORT Shuttles will take students from JFK Airport to Sarah Lawrence College on Arrival Day, and back to JFK Airport when it’s time to fly home. Our staff will assist students to airport security and will remain at the airport until all flights have departed. • There is a $75 fee each way for EXPLO’s shuttle service • If transportation is needed outside of the shuttle window, EXPLO may be able to help coordinate transportation, but there may be significant wait times at the airport and potentially additional costs • Flying with your child? Parents/guardians may travel on the EXPLO shuttle from JFK Airport to the Sarah Lawrence campus, as space allows; however, there is no transportation back to the airport TRAVEL BY TRAIN When booking your travel or your child's travel to EXPLO, please check the dates and times on the Arrival and Departure Schedule on page 1. • We recommend booking Amtrak train travel to New Rochelle Station or MTA Metro-North Railroad train travel to Bronxville Station • EXPLO will not provide shuttle services for students arriving by train; we recommend booking a cab through 1st Choice Tax (914-632-8000) or another local cab service • Students traveling alone will get priority on the shuttle

• Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are also an option for families traveling together from the train station to campus

Questions? Contact our Admission Office at 781.762.7400

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