New direct bus service connects downtown and John Glenn International Airport! Check out COTA AirConnect. Daily service now running. Columbus is also home to all major national car rental brands including Dollar, Enterprise, and Thrifty.

It's easy to get around Columbus. We have lots of great options to get around the city from public transportation to car sharing services. View our printable transportation guide.


CoGo Bike Share Columbus 
1-855-877-COGO (2646)
Cost: 24-hour passes ($6) and annual memberships ($75) are available
Apps: Cycle Finder app iPhone and Android

The CoGo network spans 300+ bicycles and 30 stations located throughout downtown Columbus. Available for use 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with unlimited 30 minute trips.

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E.C.T. Pedicab
Call 614-356-PEDI (7334) for a dispatch
Cost: $1.50/minute; trips between downtown districts average $5-$25

Inspired by rickshaws, pedicabs offer a swift, breezy ride on a bike taxi. In operation most every night of the week. Located throughout downtown Columbus.
Apps: iPhone and Android
Cost: Scooters: $1 to unlock, plus $0.15 per minute. Bikes: $1 per 30 minutes

From electric scooters to smart bikes, Limebike offers dock-free, smart mobility solutions. Find Limebike in Dublin, Worthington, Campus or downtown Columbus. Download the app and start riding.
Apps: iPhone and Android
Cost: $1 to unlock, plus $0.15 per minute

Bird allows customers to locate and rent motorized electric scooters via the Bird app. Download the app and locate a scooter. The scooters don't have a dock and cab be left throughout the day. 

by BUS

Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)
Cost: One-way fares as low as $2; day passes as low as $4.50

Visit, and select the transit icon for COTA route options. Provides bus service for a fee throughout
Franklin County, and parts of Delaware, Fairfield, Licking and Union Counties.

CBUS, operated by COTA
Cost: Free

CBUS is a FREE downtown Columbus circulator running every 10-15 minutes from the Short North Arts District to the Brewery District.

AirConnect, operated by COTA
Cost: $2.75 each way

AirConnect, a new circulator route running to/from Port Columbus and downtown Columbus. Stops will be made at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and many of the downtown hotels.

by CAR

Cost: Fares vary based on demand
iPhone, Android and Windows Phone  

Uber connects people looking for rides with drivers. Payments are made through the mobile app based on distance & time of your ride. In Columbus, choose between uberX, uberXL, uberSELECT and Black Car.

Apps: iPhone and Android
Cost: Average fare from John Glenn International to downtown is $15

Take Lyft for an affordable ride in minutes. Just request a ride on the app and you'll be on your way. Enjoy up to $5 off your first 3 rides by using the code OHIOVHB. Code valid for new users only and expires 14 days after entry.

Apps: iPhone and Android
Cost: $8.50/hour, $69/day

Zipcar gives you on-demand access to drive cars by the hour or day. Apply online and when you're approved, you'll receive a Zipcard in the mail. To unlock, tap your Zipcard to the card reader in the windshield. Park it back in its dedicated parking spot, then lock up with the card. It's that easy!


FreeRide is a micro-transportation company that offers a unique and fun experience for everyone. These open-air golf carts serve downtown Columbus for FREE. To take advantage, just hail one down like a taxi. Tips are encouraged.
Yellow Cab of Columbus
Apps: iPhone and Android; third-party Curb app available
Cost: Average fare from John Glenn International to downtown is $20-23

Providing you with more for less since 1928. Every driver goes through an annual fingerprint background check is licensed by the city for your safety. Download the app and track your ride.

Car Rental Service: Average rental rate is $30-$45 per day Columbus is home to all major national brands including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise and Thrifty

Flight Information: Get real-time flight information for departures and arrivals at John Glenn International Airport on

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