Getting Around

Even if you drive a car to campus, check out these other wallet-friendly options to get here, then get around once you are here


Local Shuttles

FGCU buses run between the main campus and residential housing areas when fall and spring classes are in session. See the routes in real-time on Double Map. Direct questions or report issues to Parking Services at (239) 590-1912 or email

Gulf Coast Town Center operates a free shuttle service for students on Thursdays, Fridays, and on Saturdays from 5-10 p.m. when classes are in session (not during final exams). Students get on the shuttle at Palmetto Hall in SoVi or the Ackert Community Center building in NLV. Shuttle stops at at the Regal Cinema and at Target.

View real-time routes on Double Map

Lee Tran Buses

Local Bus Service

Students may ride at a discounted fare with a special LeeTran student ID that costs $1 and is valid until students graduate. They’re available at LeeTran’s Rosa Parks Transportation Center, 2250 Peck St. in Fort Myers. If you cannot make it to the center in person, email a 2-by-2-inch passport-style headshot of yourself to Nancy Mathis from your EagleMail account. LeeTran ID holders also may purchase discounted-fare passes at the FGCU Bookstore, Publix Supermarkets and area public libraries. Route 60 serves FGCU’s campus.

Visit LeeTran


FGCU Bike Loan

FGCU students can borrow a bike for up to a week at a time for free via the Bike Loan program. Visit Campus Recreation's webpage to learn more. Get a free Lee County Bike Map and check out BikeWalkLee’s resources and suggested bike routes. 

Campus Rec


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RedCoach Bus Service

RedCoach offers an upscale experience with unique features and amenities that guarantee a stress-free and comfortable experience. With free Wi-Fi, oversized custom - made reclining leather seats and 110v power outlets, RedCoach allows riders to stay connected and multitask while on the road. Additionally, students get access to 10% off discount year round. Rates start as low as $15.

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Get details on travel and discounts

Student Carpooling

Wheeli is a carpooling app exclusively for college students. Wheeli connects students with cars and student passengers looking for rides. Students split driving costs automatically and easily through the app. It's a great way to make new friends and reduce your carbon footprint by filling empty car seats. Get started by downloading the Wheeli app on your smartphone today.

Download the Wheeli App


Zipcar Services



Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing network, and FGCU students and employees can become members to take advantage of this convenient transportation option. Cars are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for students, faculty, and staff ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community ages 21 and older. Join today or download the Zipcar app on your smartphone, and it will walk you through the "instant join and drive" process in less than five minutes.

Download the Zipcar App