HRC Break Shuttle Service
HRC offers shuttle service to and from the Birmingham Airport for academic breaks. If you need transportation to or from the airport at other times, please visit our Transportation page.
Cost and Purchasing
One-way-$30; Round trip-$50 (when booked at time of original reservation)
Note: We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. We do not accept cash.
Shuttle service is limited to enrolled students, faculty and staff of The University of Alabama.
Please refer to reservation deadlines below.
Break Shuttle Reservations are accepted online. If you have questions about reservations, please call 205-348-9647 during business hours.
We do not offer refunds on shuttle reservations. Please wait to make shuttle reservations after your travel plans are confirmed. Seating is limited, however, once reservations close, if there are seats remaining, we will reopen the reservations process until all seats are taken.
Refunds will not be issued except in circumstances of inclement weather that results in flight delays and arrivals are rescheduled for a date and time that the shuttle is not provided. Documentation from the airline will be required to process refunds.
Shuttles depart campus from the Crimson Ride Hub at the intersection of Campus Drive and Hackberry Lane. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time to begin boarding. The trip to the airport will take approximately 60 minutes so please plan accordingly.
Return shuttles will pick up outside the baggage claim area at the Birmingham Airport unless otherwise notified.
Luggage is limited to one carry-on bag (or backpack) and one medium suitcase. Call 205-348-9647 if you foresee needing additional luggage space.
Please note: A message will be sent a few days prior to the scheduled departure date to the email address entered when the reservation is made with a reminder about the reservation. Please make sure you enter a correct email address.
2015 - 2016 Birmingham Airport Shuttle Schedule (All times CST)
Reservations for Fall, Thanksgiving and Winter Break open Sept. 1, 2015.
Reservations for Spring Break and End of Semester open Dec. 1, 2015.
Thanksgiving Break (reservations close on October 25th - DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3pm on November 20th)
Thanksgiving Shuttle Contact Info
Tuesday, November 24th: departure times will be 8am, 11am, 2pm, 5pm
Wednesday, November 25th: departure times will be 4am, 7am, 10am, 1pm
Sunday, November 29th: pick up times will be 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm, 11pm
Tip: Check with your professors about exams before making winter break plans.
Winter Break (reservations close on November 12th)
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Limited spaces are still available for the December Winter Break Shuttles. Reservations for all times will close at 3pm on December 4th, however, specific times may fill up before that date. All January dates and times are still available.
Thursday, December 10th: departure times will be 8am, 11am, 2pm
Friday, December 11th: departure times will be 6am, 9am, 12pm, 3pm
Saturday, December 12th: departure time will be 4am, 9am
Return(reservations close on December 3rd)
Sunday, January 10th : pick up time will be 2pm, 5pm, 8pm, 11pm
Monday, January 11th : pick up time will be 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm, 11pm
Tuesday, January 12th : pick up time will be 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm, 11pm
Spring Break (reservations close on February 10th)
Thursday, March 10th: departure times will be 2pm
Friday, March 11th: departure times will be 4am, 7am, 10am, 1pm, 4pm
Saturday, March 12th: departure time will be 4am, 9am
Saturday, March 19th: pick up times will be 5pm, 8pm, 11pm
Sunday, March 20th: pick up times will be 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm, 11pm
End of Semester (reservations close on March 29th)
Thursday, May 5th: departure times will be 11am, 2pm
Friday, May 6th: departure times will be 4am, 7am, 11am, 2pm
If you will be flying home at the end of the year and need to store your items, check out move-out/storage service for UA students from Collegiate Bed Lofts.