Catch the CBUS

COTA’s CBUS is the city’s free Downtown Circulator, traveling from the Brewery District through Downtown to the Short North and back again. CBUS runs every 10-15 minutes, 7 days a week! Check our operating hours for specific details.

Visiting Columbus? CBUS is within walking distance to several area hotels.
Check out the hotel map for more information.

2019 NHL Playoffs

CBUS will be EXTENDED to midnight on Sunday, April 14 and Tuesday, April 16 so you can cheer on the Columbus Blue Jackets in the NHL playoffs and travel hassle free! View the route map below to plan your trip!

CBUS service extended to midnight when the Columbus Blue Jackets play at home!

2019 Blue Jackets Home Games-Extended Service Dates

  • Sunday, January 13
  • Tuesday, January 15
  • Tuesday, January 29
  • Tuesday, February 12
  • Thursday, February 14
  • Monday, February 18
  • Tuesday, February 26
  • Thursday, February 28
  • Sunday, March 3
  • Tuesday, March 12
  • Tuesday, March 26
  • Thursday, March 28
  • Tuesday, April 2

Regular Operating Hours:

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Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m.-12 a.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
Sunday 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

CBUS does not operate on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

CBUS will operate on these summer holidays:

  • Memorial Day: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Fourth of July: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Labor Day: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.