Ground Transportation

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Ground Transportation


From John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Columbus International Airport is only 10 minutes from downtown Columbus, via Uber, Lyft or taxi, for an average cost range of $17-$25. (Rates vary based on travel time and are subject to change.)

AirConnect, an ultra-affordable circulator bus route to/from the Columbus International Airport and downtown Columbus, stops at the arrival and departure levels every 30 minutes, 7 days a week. Downtown stops include the Greater Columbus Convention Center and many of the downtown hotels. Tickets can be purchased at airport kiosks (card only) or on board (cash only). The cost is $2.75 each way.


Getting Around Columbus

Taxis, Uber and Lyft: Drivers are easily accessible throughout downtown and the suburbs.

Bike share: For those looking to get a little exercise, the CoGo bike share program offers 300 bikes in downtown Columbus with 30 stations, including a station on High Street, right in front of the convention center. The bikes are available for use 24 hours/day, 365 days/year with unlimited 30-minute trips. A 24-hour pass is $6. You can view the CoGo stations here.

Bus: The CBUS, a free downtown circulator makes it easy to get around from the Short North Arts District to the Brewery District. ASAE attendees may also purchase a special event Transportation Package that includes unlimited access to the city’s COTA bus transportation system during your stay including roundtrip express service from John Glenn International Airport to downtown, the Convention Center and nearby hotels via AirConnect. 

Bike taxis: E.C.T. Pedicab, inspired by rickshaws, offer a swift, breezy—and very environmentally friendly—ride on a bike taxi, in operation most nights of the week throughout downtown Columbus.

Bike and scooter share: Lime offers electric scooters and smart bikes as dock-free, smart mobility solutions.

Bird scooter share: Bird provides dock-free electric scooters throughout the city, via their app.

Download a printable transportation guide.

Parking at Greater Columbus Convention Center

Driving to the ASAE Annual Meeting? Visit the Greater Columbus Convention Center website for more information on parking passes at the garages connected to the center.