Bus it to the Buckeyes

October Announcement!

If you park at the fairgrounds during the month of October, be sure to tell the parking attendant that you are there for  OSU Football COTA service, in order to still receive standard parking costs.

Bus it to the Buckeyes!

Football season is upon us! Skip the chaos of traffic and parking this year and take COTA to the game.

Ohio State Football 2019 Home Game Schedule

Date Details
Saturday, August 31, 2018 Florida Atlantic
Ohio Stadium – Noon
Route Map
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 Cincinnati
Ohio Stadium – Noon
Route Map
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 Miami (Ohio)
Ohio Stadium – 3:30PM
Route Map
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019* Michigan State
Ohio Stadium – 7:30p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019* Wisconsin
Ohio Stadium – Noon
Route Map
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 Maryland
Ohio Stadium –12 p.m.
Route Map
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 Penn State
Ohio Stadium – TBA

*Special event at Ohio Expo Center. Let the attendant at the gate know that you are parking for COTA service to the football game.

Express Service

Express service is offered from two Park & Ride locations, Crosswoods Park & Ride and the Ohio Expo Center & State Fairgrounds. Buses operate three hours before and two hours after each home game.

Get dropped off at Neil & 17th, just one block from Ohio Stadium.

After the game, pick up the bus in the same location to get back to your car.

Fares can be purchased at the Park & Ride locations. Cash and cards accepted.

Ohio Expo Center Crosswoods
Park & Ride
Parking $5.00 FREE
Express Adult Fare* $5.50 $5.50
Express Child Fare# $2.00 $2.00

*13 years of age & over
#Children 48″ tall & over, through 12 years of age
Children under 48″ tall ride free (limit 3 with paying adult)

COTA Lines 1,2,8, 22 and 31 also serve the OSU Campus, and cost $2 each way. View schedules and plan your trip here. 

Delaware County Transit is offering service from Meijer stores in Lewis Center, Delaware, Westerville and from the Kroger in Sunbury on Route 3 to COTA’s Crosswoods Park & Ride.

More Info Here

Official 2019 Bus it to the Buckeyes Brochure

Free rides for OSU students with a valid BuckID! Students must pay to park at the Ohio Expo Center.