Shuttle Schedule & Flight Guidelines

Information on school shuttle to Indian Trial Rideshare for Open Weekends/Breaks

Each open weekend and school break, TFS offers a school shuttle to the Indian Trail Rideshare Parking Lot at Exit 101 on I-85 just north of Atlanta.  
The cost for this shuttle is $84 round trip or $42 one way and must be paid in advance. Parents/guardians will be required to submit the name of the person picking up and dropping off the student at the bus. This person must be over the age of 21 and cannot be an Uber, Lyft or taxi service.
Below you will find the arrival and departure times for the shuttle.
Should you have any questions about the shuttle, please contact the Boarding Office at 706-839-2002 or sarah.lowry@tallulahfalls.org.

Labor Day Open Weekend:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Friday, September 1 at  2 p.m.
Depart Indian Trail for TFS: Monday, September 4 at 4 p.m.

October Open Weekend:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Thursday, October 12 at 2 p.m.
Depart Indian Trail for TFS: Sunday, October 15 at 4 p.m.

Thanksgiving Break:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Friday, November 17 at 2 p.m.
Depart Indian Trail for TFS: Sunday, November 26 at 4 p.m.

Christmas Break:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Thursday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Depart Indian Trail for TFS: Sunday,  January 7 at 4 p.m.

Winter Break:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Friday, February 16 at 2 p.m.
Depart Indian Trail for TFS: Sunday, February 25 at 4 p.m.

Spring Break:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Friday, March 29 at 2 p.m.
Depart Indian Trail for TFS: Sunday, April 7 at 4 p.m.

End of Year:
Arrive at Indian Trail from TFS: Thursday, May 24 at 2 p.m.


Important information about flights for school breaks

1.   At each school break, Tallulah Falls School offers school transportation to the Atlanta Airport for students who need to fly for the break.

2.   For a student to be able to use the school transportation, their parent/guardian must provide the boarding office with the student’s flight information (dates/airline/flight numbers/departure time/arrival time).

3.   Please follow the school guidelines when booking your students flights. The guidelines for each break are listed on the next page.

4.   If you are looking at scheduling a flight at a time that does not fit into these guidelines, you MUST contact the Boarding Office to see if the flight can be accommodated.  If you do not contact the boarding office prior to purchase, you will be responsible for any fees to change your student’s ticket to an appropriate time.

5.   If your student is flying as an unaccompanied minor, please contact the boarding office with the information of the person who will be meeting your student at their destination.  All unaccompanied minor fees must be pre-paid by the parent/guardian when booking the flight.

6.   The cost for transportation to the airport is $144 roundtrip or $72 one way.

7.   If you have any questions concerning flights, please contact the Boarding Office at 706-839-2002 or email sarah.lowry@tallulahfalls.org


Flight arrival and departure guidelines 2017-18

Thanksgiving Break (Closed Campus):
Departure: Friday, November 17 after 5 p.m.
Arrival: Sunday, November 26 by 1 p.m.

Christmas Break (Closed Campus):
Departure: Thursday, December 14 after 7:30 p.m.

For International Students: If flight arrangements cannot be made for after 7 p.m on Thursday, you may arrange a flight before noon on Friday, December 15.  If you choose to leave on Friday, you will spend Thursday night at an airport hotel with a school chaperone and fly out on Friday morning.  There is an additional fee for this option.  It ranges in price depending upon how many students use this option.

Arrival: Sunday, January 7 by 1 p.m.

Winter Break (Closed Campus):
Departure: Friday, February 16 after 5 p.m.
Arrival: Sunday, February 25 by 1 p.m.

Spring Break (Closed Campus):
Departure: Thursday, March 29 after 5 p.m.
Arrival: Sunday, April 8 by 1 p.m.

End of the Year:
Departure: Thursday, May 24 after 5 p.m.

For International Students only: If flight arrangements cannot be made for after 5 p.m on Thursday, you may arrange a flight before noon on Friday, May 25.  If you choose to leave on Friday, you will spend Thursday night at an airport hotel with a school chaperone and fly out on Friday morning.  There is an additional fee for this option.  It ranges in price depending upon how many people use this option.


***Please adhere to the flight guidelines.  Should you arrange a flight that is not within these times, we cannot guarantee your student will make their flight.  In case of inclement weather arrival delays, we will make arrangements to pick up your student at the appropriate time. ***