Service every 30 minutes 7 days a week

Direct bus service connects Downtown and John Glenn International Airport.

2.75 per ride


Get your tickets from COTA’s Ticket Vending Machines Downtown Columbus at COTA Pass Sales (33 N. High St.), North Terminal (33 W. Spring St.), John Glenn International Airport (Arrivals/Passenger Pick-up Level), at both Experience Columbus Visitor Centers (277 W. Nationwide Blvd. and in the Greater Columbus Convention Center adjacent to the food court), or pay cash on the bus!



Service comes to your stop every 30 minutes
6 a.m.-9 p.m., 7 days a week.


After exiting the highway, buses will drop passengers at the Columbus Convention Center, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Downtown, travel south on High Street with access to Crowne Plaza, The Lofts and Drury Inn & Suites, east on Chestnut accessible to Red Roof Plus+, south on Third Street serving Renaissance Hotel with access to Residence Inn, Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, Holiday Inn Capitol Square, west on Rich Street through the South Terminal, serving The Westin Columbus, to north on Front Street, serving DoubleTree Suites, Hotel LeVeque and Courtyard Downtown. Buses return to High Street via Nationwide Boulevard serving Columbus Convention Center once more before an express ride to John Glenn International Airport. COTA AirConnect is $2.75 per trip.

Plan Your Trip

Central Ohio’s airport is a big place with many possible destinations. Use the information below to help you get to or from the main terminal.

Airline Departures

Location: John Glenn International Departing Flights
Stop ID: 6322
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Airline Arrivals

Location: Airport Baggage Claim
Stop ID: 5383
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Getting Around Downtown Once You’re Here!

COTA’s CBUS Circulator is free to all, and travels between Short North, Downtown and the Brewery District. CBUS is a great way to explore the area without your own transportation. CBUS operates 7 days a week.