Holiday Bus trips offered by Parent and Family Relations

Bus Trips

Thanksgiving, WINTER Break, Spring Break Bus Trips

Parent and Family Relations and BreakShuttle are excited to announce bus trips to assist Texas Tech students in travelling home for Thanksgiving, Winter Break, and Spring Break. BreakShuttle is the largest break/event transportation service for colleges and universities in the country. 

Charter buses will transport students to/from Lubbock for Thanksgiving, Semester Break, and Spring Break. Destinations include: Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Austin/San Antonio, and El Paso (Thanksgiving Break only). Seating is based on availability and is sold on a first come, first served basis. Prices vary by destination.

For pricing, drop-off addresses, and tickets visit BreakShuttle's Texas Tech page.  Click on the trip you are interested in to view details.

Winter Break Trip:

The Winter Break bus trips return on Sunday, January 17th.

Spring Break Trip:

The Spring Break bus trips will depart on Saturday, March 12th and return on Sunday, March 20th.  

Departure Schedule for March 12th:

  • Houston buses will board at 7:30AM and depart at 8:00AM
  • Dallas/Fort Worth and San Antonio/Austin buses will board at 8:30AM and depart at 9:00AM
  • All buses will depart from the Band Lot south of the Music Building/Student Union.

Return Schedule for March 20th:

  • Houston - 8:00AM
  • Dallas/Fort Worth - 9:30AM
  • Austin - 9:00 AM
  • San Antonio - 10:30AM (approximate time; buses are coming from Austin)

Please note the following:

  • Students will board the buses as they arrive--names will be checked off as students board.
  • Having your e-ticket handy will facilitate the boarding process.
  • Please arrive at the boarding time and not earlier.
  • Buses will depart ON TIME.
  • Tickets are non-refundable


PARKING INFORMATION: During the Spring Break bus trips, students may park their cars on the 2nd or 3rd floor of the Flint Avenue Parking Garage. Cars must be moved out of the garage before Monday, March 21st..

Questions about registration or anything connected to the bus trip should be directed to BreakShuttle, If you have a question, leave a message at 855-620-1924 and they will return your call at their earliest convenience