Spring Break Transportation Options

Spring Break

Parking & Transportation Update

Whether you plan to travel afar or stay locally, check out information on various ridesharing options, Mason shuttles, and parking information.

Choose your spring break plan

Travel Information

If you plan to be away from Mason, check out the transportation options below. Public transit is accessible via the Mason shuttle Sandy Creek/Vienna Metro route or the CUE Bus.

Regional Shuttles

Going somewhere during the break? Book a one-way or round trip to and from Fairfax Campus at a special price, exclusively for Mason Patriots!

Area Airports

Area airports are accessible via public transportation, Super Shuttle, Uber/Lyft, or taxi. Follow the link below for details on how to get to and from the airports in the area.

Mason Commutes

Looking for a ride home for the holiday? Commute together and share the driving and the costs! Propose a trip or request rides on Mason Commutes, the go-to place for Mason ridesharing.

Public Transit

Union Station is a hub for train and regional bus services. Students can take the Mason Shuttle or CUE Bus to Vienna Station (orange line) and transfer to the red line at Metro Center to reach Union Station.

Stay Local

Mason shuttles and parking on campus will have temporary changes during spring break. Plan ahead on your trips to grocery stores, restaurants, and beyond.

Mason Shuttles

If you plan to stay on campus or in the area, Mason shuttles offer limited ride services with modified schedules.

Spring Break Overview PDF


The CUE Bus is an alternative and departs from Rappahannock River Lane. All routes end at Vienna Metro. Free for the public. Visit CUE Bus for a map and schedules.

Parking Update

Check out the latest parking information and temporary parking restriction lift during the break below.

Parking Updates

Overnight Parking in the Rappahannock Parking Deck

All permit holders may park overnight in the Rappahannock Parking Deck Levels 1 & 2 (except visitor area/paid parking) between Thursday, March 9, 8 pm and Monday, March 20, 2 am. Enforcement of overnight restrictions will resume at 2 am on Monday, March 20.

Enforcement of normal parking regulations will resume at 7 am on Monday, March 20, 2023

West Campus, General Resident Lite, Lot M/P Permits

Starting Thursday, March 9, the following permits are valid in student general parking areas on the east/main campus, including lots A, C, L, K, and Rappahannock Parking Deck (Permit Levels 1-2):

  • General Resident Lite and Lot M/P permits (effective at 5 pm)
  • West Campus permit (effective at 8 pm)

Valid until 7 am, Monday, March 20, 2023

Bike to Mason

April 18-20

Go green and bike to Mason for some snacks and giveaways. Meet transportation staff for biking resources and assistance. RSVP Today!