Traveling to JCC

By Car

The College campus, in Watertown, NY, is near the intersection of Interstate 81 and Coffeen Street (Exit 46).

From Watertown International Airport (Dexter, NY)
When exiting the airport, turn right on to Route 12F. Follow for just over 4 miles (Route 12F becomes Coffeen Street) and cross the bridge over Route 81. Take a left at the 3rd light.

From Utica/Albany and Points East
Take I-90 West to exit 36, 81N/Watertown. Follow 81N to Exit 46, Coffeen Street. Turn right onto Coffeen Street. Turn left at the second light.

From Buffalo/Rochester and Points West
Take I-90 East to exit 36, 81N/Watertown. Follow 81N to Exit 46, Coffeen Street. Turn right onto Coffeen Street. Turn left at the second light.

From Syracuse (Hancock International Airport) and Points South
Take 81N to Exit 46, Coffeen Street. Turn right onto Coffeen Street. Turn left at the second light.

From Points North

From Rte. 11
Take Rte. 11S to Rte. 342. Turn right onto Rte. 342. Take Rte. 342 to 81S. Follow 81S to Exit 46, Coffeen Street. Turn left onto Coffeen Street. Go over the bridge over 81. Turn left at the third light.

From Rte. 3
Take Rte. 3E into Watertown. Turn right onto Rte. 3S, State Street. Follow Rte. 3S, State Street. Bear right in the traffic circle (Public Square) following the signs for Rte. 3. Turn right onto Massey Street. Turn left at the first light, Coffeen Street. Follow Coffeen Street past the County Fair Grounds, and turn right at the Jefferson Community College sign.

By Bus

Trailways operates daily bus service direct to Watertown. For times and prices, contact the Trailways Call Center at 800-858-8555 or on the web at www.trailwaysny.com.

Greyhound, Megabus and Trailways offer service to the Syracuse Regional Transportation Center.   From the Syracuse Regional Transportation Center (131 Alliance Bank Pkwy, Syracuse, NY 13208, 315-478-1936), passengers can ride Adirondack Trailways to Watertown. 

The Watertown bus terminal is located approximately two miles from campus at 540 State Street (telephone 800-776-7548).  Students may contact a local taxi to arrange transportation. 

By Train

There is not direct train service to Watertown, however Amtrak offers train service to the Syracuse Regional Transportation Center.  Contact Amtrak online at www.amtrak.com or at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) or TDD/TTY (1-800-523-6590).

From the Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, passengers can ride the Trailways bus to Watertown.  For times and prices, contact the Trailways Call Center at 800-858-8555 or on the web at www.trailwaysny.com.

The Watertown bus terminal is located approximately two miles from campus at 540 State Street (telephone 800-776-7548).  Students may contact a local taxi to arrange transportation. 

By Plane

Watertown International Airport (Dexter, NY).  American Airlines offers flights to Watertown direct from Chicago.  The airport is approximately 5 miles from campus (less than a 10 minute drive).   Students may contact a local taxi to arrange transportation to campus. 

Syracuse Hancock International Airport.  Most major airlines fly into Syracuse.  Students arriving by plane in Syracuse can use the Trailways Bus Service to get from the airport to Watertown. Trailways provides bus transportation to and from Watertown twice daily. For current times and prices, please call 800-858-8555 or visit www.trailwaysny.com

The Watertown bus terminal is located approximately two miles from campus at 540 State Street (telephone 800-776-7548).  Students may contact a local taxi to arrange transportation. 

Local Taxi Service

The following taxi services provide reliable transportation from the Watertown bus terminal (located at 540 State Street) to JCC.  Fare rates provided are for a one-way trip from the bus terminal to campus.

  • W.E.R Yellow Cab
    315-804-6261 (1-800-436-4131)
    $8 (approximate)
  • Big Man’s Cab
    315-778-8241
    $7 (approximate)