Undergraduate Student Government

at The Ohio State University

Buckeye Road Trip

The Buckeye Road trip is a reduced cost busing service that has been in operation since 2013. It is designed to bring students to cities in and out of Ohio. These cities currently include East/West Cleveland, Toledo, Cincinnati, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia.

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

http://Go.osu.edu/BRTAmbassador

 

Register to ride on the Buckeye Road Trip at https://usg.osu.edu/secure/trip/

*NOTE: Ohio State username(lastname.#) and password are required to log-in.   

 

                                               Spring Break 2024

Departure times will depend on the destination. The following areas will be serviced during this trip: East Cleveland, West Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Buses depart from the Ohio Union roundabout, located on 12th Ave. accross from Drinko hall (near the dorms). When you arrive, volunteers with clip boards will check you in before boarding. 

Departure on Friday, March 8th, 2024  - For out of state buses, be at the Ohio Union to check-in between 4:30p.m. and 4:45p.m. as the buses will leave at 5:00 p.m. For in state buses be at the Ohio Union to check in between 5:30p.m. and 5:45p.m. as buses will leave at 6:00p.m. Look for the student ambassadors with clipboards who will check you in and ensure that you are on the right bus. We recommend arriving at least 15-20 minutes early to get checked in and seated as the buses depart promptly at 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm depending on the city. 

Return on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 -  Be at the designated pickup location at least 15-20 minutes early, as all buses returning to campus will leave promptly at their designated times for each location. Look for the ambassadors with clipboards to check you in.

Return times on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 will vary depending on the city. All return times are local to the city in which you are departing. 

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

*If you book a seat (reserve) and cancel or don't show up, your fees are non-refundable. If you are on a waitlist and a seat becomes available, you will pay at that time. If you reserve a seat and determine you don't need it, you can let us know so that someone else can go home but no refund will be given. 

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 but the cost remains the same. If you sign up to take a bus from your destination back to campus, you are welcome to do so. 

                                                                                                    

Cleveland WEST registration now open! (approximately 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 6:00pm
  • Dropoff at Dick's Sporting Goods, 300 Crocker Park Blvd, Westlake, OH
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ 4:00pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Cleveland EAST registration now open! (approximately 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 6:00pm
  • Dropoff at Nordstrom, 26200 Cedar Rd, Beachwood, OH
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ 4:00pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Toledo registration now open! (approximately 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 6:00pm
  • Dropoff at Old Navy, 5001 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH 4362
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ 5:00pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

 Cincinnati registration will open soon! (9hrs approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 5:00pm
  • Dropoff location: TBA
  • Pickup at drop off location on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ TBA
  • Return to Ohio Union

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania registration now open! (3hr approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 5:00pm
  • Dropoff at The Mall at Robinson, 100 Robinson Center Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ 3:30pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Chicago, Illinois registration now open! (6hrs approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 5:00pm
  • Dropoff location: Chicago Union Station, 500 West Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60605
  • Pickup at drop off location on on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ 9:00am
  • Return to Ohio Union

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania registration now open! (7hrs 30mins approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Friday, March 8th, 2024 @ 5:00pm
  • Dropoff location: 30th Street Station, 2955 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 @ 10:00am
  • Return to Ohio Union

 

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

For Frequently Asked Questions please reference: Frequently Asked Questions

                          Questions can be directed to SL-USGBuckeyeRoadTrip@osu.edu

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