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Buckeye Road Trip

Buckeye Road Trip

Buckeye Road trip is expected to resume this year dependent on the University guidance due to the spread of the Omnicron or any other variants. More information to come as the University makes additional determinations. 

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The Buckeye Road trip is a reduced cost busing service designed to bring students to cities in and out of Ohio. These cities currently include Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia.

 

Would you like to join our Ambassador team? Sign up here to be a BRT Ambassador.

 

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To register to ride on the Buckeye Road Trip FOLLOW THIS LINK: https://usg.osu.edu/secure/trip/

*NOTE: You will be asked to use your Ohio State username(lastname.#) and password to log-in.   

 

                                                  Spring Break 2022

 Departure times will be dependent on the destination.  The following areas will be serviced during this trip. Cincinnati, East Cleveland, West Cleveland, Chicago, Philedelphia, Pittsburgh and Toledo.  These buses will depart the Ohio Union round about, High street and the side of Drinko hall (near the dorms). Please look for volunteers with clip boards to check you in before boarding the bus. You will be required to wear a mask during this trip per CDC and University guidance regarding public transportation.

Departure day-You will need to be at the Ohio Union ready to depart by 5:00 pm. You will need to look for the student ambassadors with clipboards who will check you in and ensure that you are on the right bus. This will also need to be done on the return trip as well. We recommend that you arrive at least 15 minutes early to get checked in and seated as we will leave promptly at 5:00 pm. 

Return day- You will need to be at your pickup location for your return to campus at least 15 minutes prior to departure as all buses returning to campus will leave promptly at their designated times for each location. Look for the ambassadors with clip boards to check you in.

Return times on Sunday, March 20, 2022, will vary depending on the city. All return times are local to the city in which you are departing. 

$25, including roundtrip (NON-REFUNDABLE) for the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo and Pittsburgh trips. $65, include roundtrip (NON-REFUNDABLE) for the Philadelphia and Chicago trips. 

WE DO NOT OFFER A ONE-WAY SERVICE RATE.  

If you wish to take the bus from campus to a destination and find another way back, you are welcome to do so. The cost remains the same. 

For Frequently Asked Questions please reference: Frequently Asked Questions

                          Questions can be directed to SL-USGBuckeyeRoadTrip@osu.edu and cc Linton.85 and/or Parker.1562

*All times are estimates and will be dependent on traffic and weather*

                                                                                                   

Cleveland WEST (approx 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Dick's Sporting Goods, 300 Crocker Park Blvd, Westlake, OH
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March, 20 @ 4:00 pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Cleveland EAST (approx 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Nordstrom, 26200 Cedar Rd, Beachwood, OH
  •  Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March, 20 @ 4:00 pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Cincinnati (approx 1 hr. 45 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Kenwood Towne Center, 7875 Montgomery Road. Cincinnati, Ohio, in front of Dillards
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March, 20 @ 5:00 pm 
  • Return to Ohio Union

Toledo (approx 2 hrs. 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Old Navy, 5001 Monroe st, Toledo, OH 43623
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March, 20 @ 5:00 pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (3hr approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff at The Mall at Robinson 100 Robinson Center Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15205
  •  Pickup at dropoff location on  Sunday, March, 20 @ 3:30pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7hrs 30mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff location: Train Station South, 30th Street Station 2955 Market Street. Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March, 20 @ 8:00 am
  • Return to Ohio Union

Chicago, Illinois (6hrs approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff location: Chicago Union Station, 500 West Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL
  • Pickup at dropff location on on Sunday, March, 20 @ 9:00 am
  • Return to Ohio Union