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Warrior Shuttle

Ride the Warrior Shuttle, Merrimack College’s shuttle service  to nearby destinations in North Andover, Andover and Methuen. This free service is provided for students, faculty and staff. To ride the shuttle, a Merrimack ID or Merrimack-issued guest information must be shown to the driver.




Saturday, May 14 to Friday May 20: 16 hour shift

First shuttle leaves Royal Crest at 9:00 am

Last shuttle leaves campus at 1:00 am

Saturday, May 21 to Friday, May 27: 16 hour shift

First shuttle leaves Royal Crest at 7:00 am

Last shuttle leaves campus at 11:00 pm

Shuttle stops running on Friday, May 27 at 11:00 pm


Bus schedule

Shuttle Bus Schedule

Last day of 24 hour shuttle is Friday, May 13



  • The Shuttle will drop off students at 4:00 pm on weekdays at the Andover Train Station in time for the 4:49 pm train to Boston. 
  • The shuttle is unavailable daily between 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm for maintenance and refueling. Please arrange your transportation needs around those times.


Bus stops (and last pick-up times)

  • Royal Crest Estates: by the greenhouse. This is a 24/7 stop.
  • Merrimack College: outside the Dunkin’ Donuts along Cullen Ave. This is a 24/7 stop.
  • Andover Train Station: curbside at the station shelter. Last pick-up from this location is 11:30pm (M-F), 12:30am (Sat.) & 3:40pm (Sun.).
  • Panera, CVS: outside Panera. Last pick-up from this location is 8:30pm (M-F), 3:50pm (Sat.) & 7:00pm (Sun.).
  • Chipotle: outside the Chipotle. Last pick-up from this location is 8:40pm (M-F), 4:00pm (Sat.) & 7:10pm (Sun.). 
  • Market Basket: at the bus stop outside the Market Basket. Last pick-up from this location is 8:50pm (M-F), 4:10pm (Sat.) & 7:30pm (Sun.).
  • Fuddruckers, Tripoli & Starbucks: outside the Fuddruckers. Last pick-up from this location is 8:00pm (M-F).
  • The Loop (Methuen): outside the rear entrance of the AMC Theater along Route 213 (not along the front of the plaza). Last pick-up from this location is 10:10pm(Sat.) & 8:30pm (Sun.).


Services at each bus stop


The Loop (Methuen) includes:
AMC Theatres
Bath and Body
Chuck E’ Cheese
Dress Barn
Famous Footwear
Game Stop
The Gap
Home Depot
Not Your Average Joes
Old Navy
Olive Garden
Olympia Sports
Orange Leaf
Pearl Vision
Radio Shack
Stride Rite
Super Cuts
Super Stop & Shop
T.G.I. Fridays
The Loft
Yankee Candle


Panera, CVS also includes:
Ace Hardware 
Burger King
Super Cuts


Market Basket also includes:
Bollywood Grill
Fari’s Diner
Olympia Sports
Payless Shoe Source
T.J. Maxx


Fuddruckers, Tripoli & Starbucks also includes:
Best Cleaners
J. Michaels 
Salon & Spa
Zinga Frozen Yogurt


Chipotle also includes:
Burtons Grill
J. Jill
Jos. A. Bank
Pazzo Gelato Cafe
Pier 1 Imports
Pure Barre
Title Boxing
Yankee Candle

(business listings as of September 23, 2014)

Questions or concerns

If you have any questions or suggestions about the shuttle, please email For any problems or concerns, please contact the Merrimack College Police Department (978) 837-5555.



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