Undergraduate Student Government

at The Ohio State University

Buckeye Road Trip

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.

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.   

 

                                                  Thanksgiving Break 2022

Departure times will depend on the destination. The following areas will be serviced during this trip: Cincinnati, East Cleveland, West Cleveland, Chicago, Philedelphia, Pittsburgh and Toledo. Buses depart from the Ohio Union roundabout, High street and the side of Drinko hall (near the dorms), where volunteers with clip boards will check you in before boarding. You may be required to wear a mask  per CDC and University guidance regarding public transportation.

Departure on Tuesday, November 22, 2022  - Be at the Ohio Union ready to depart by 5:00 pm. 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 minutes early to get checked in and seated as the buses depart promptly at 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm dependant on City. 

Return on Sunday, November 27, 2022 - Be at the designated pickup location at least 15 minutes early, 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, November 27, 2022, 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. 

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. 

                                                                                                    

Cleveland WEST (approx 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Dick's Sporting Goods, 300 Crocker Park Blvd, Westlake, OH
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Cleveland EAST (approx 2 hrs, 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Nordstrom, 26200 Cedar Rd, Beachwood, OH
  •  Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Cincinnati (approx 1 hr. 45 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Kenwood Towne Center, 7875 Montgomery Road. Cincinnati, Ohio, in front of Dillards
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm 
  • Return to Ohio Union

Toledo (approx 2 hrs. 30 mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
  • Dropoff at Old Navy, 5001 Monroe st, Toledo, OH 43623
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (3hr approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff at The Mall at Robinson 100 Robinson Center Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15205
  •  Pickup at dropoff location on  Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 3:30pm
  • Return to Ohio Union

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7hrs 30mins)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff location: Train Station South, 30th Street Station 2955 Market Street. Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Pickup at dropoff location on Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 8:00 am
  • Return to Ohio Union

Chicago, Illinois (6hrs approximately)

  • Depart Ohio Union on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
  • Dropoff location: Chicago Union Station, 500 West Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL
  • Pickup at dropff location on on Sunday, November 27, 2022 @ 9:00 am
  • 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 and cc Linton.85 and/or Parker.1562

 

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