The Ohio State University

COTA Serves the OSU Community

Thanks to the OSU/COTA Partnership, undergraduate, graduate and professional students have unlimited access to COTA’s entire bus system just by swiping their BuckID when boarding.

Students pay a semester fee of $13.50 included in tuition for unlimited bus rides. Students can have immediate and convenient access to shopping, employment and entertainment destinations in Columbus and throughout Franklin County.

Lines Serving the OSU Campus

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Line 2, N. High

Line 2 runs along High Street. Check The Lantern for Everything the 2 Can Take You To!

Line 21, Night Owl

Line 21 Night Owl runs along High Street. between Whetstone Park and Broad Street Thursday, Friday. and Saturday nights, 7 p.m.-3 a.m.

Line 31

Line 31 connects Worthington to Clintonville, OSU, the Short North and Downtown and runs Monday-Friday five morning-inbound and five afternoon-outbound trips with many stops along campus.

Line 52, OSU Airport

Line 52 carries students from the OSU campus to Port Columbus International Airport during holidays and breaks; click for dates.

Lines 4, 7 and 18

Line 4 Indianola runs between Graceland Shopping Center and Downtown, through the East Residential area every 20-30 minutes. Line 4 Parsons runs between Downtown and the Great Southern Shopping Center.

Line 7 Neil runs between Riverside Hospital and Downtown. Line 7 Whittier connects Downtown and German Village.

Line 18 Kenny travels through the OSU campus between Tuttle Mall and Downtown.

Lines 80, 82 and 84

Line 80 OSU/Lennox runs between the OSU campus and Lennox Town Center.

Line 82 Grandview/ OSU runs to and from Grandview on weekdays.

Line 84 Hilliard/Arlington/ OSU runs to and from Upper Arlington and Hilliard on weekdays.