Shuttle Services

Oberlin has arranged for private shuttle services for students to and from campus to the airport and to local venues. These services are offered throughout the academic year, especially weekdays, select weekends, and during academic breaks.

Airport Oberlin Shuttle (AOS)

Airport Oberlin Shuttle (AOS) is the main private shuttle provider that offers shuttle service between Oberlin and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for a nominal fee. 

Shuttles connect with the Cleveland RTA Rapid service at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. This allows for further travel into downtown Cleveland, the West Side Market, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and much more.

Fare

Cash: $20 per person. PayPal/Venmo/CashApp: $22 per person.

General Guidelines

We will be following all CDC guidelines. Riders are required to wear face masks the entire duration of the shuttle ride.

If any of the shuttle times doesn’t work for you, we can provide a private shuttle service upon request. For any questions, please feel free to call the transportation coordinator Joseph Park, 216-322-4464.

The shuttles for November 24 and 25 have been canceled. Private services are available by reservation.

No reservation required. Please arrive at Wilder Hall 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time. Students are encouraged to take the shuttle at least two hours prior to the flight departure.

No reservation required. Please arrive at the hotel limousine parking lot (Station No. 8, north end of the parking lot) 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

No reservation required. Please arrive at Wilder Hall 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time. Students are encouraged to take the shuttle at least two hours prior to the flight departure.

No reservation required. Please arrive at the hotel limousine parking lot (Station No. 8, north end of the parking lot) 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Regular Shuttle Schedule

The regular shuttle runs on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday. The shuttle times are 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Oberlin; and 10 a.m., noon, 3 p.m., and 5 p.m. from the Cleveland airport. We are also resuming the shopping shuttle on Saturday October 9, 2021.

Additional Notes for Airport Shuttle Riders

For information about connecting transit options in the Greater Cleveland area, refer to the Greater Cleveland RTA website . More questions? Contact Oberlin College Transportation at student.transportation@oberlin.edu .

If you need a shuttle outside of a scheduled time, you can reserve a private car or individual service at a cost of $55 plus tip, cash or credit card. A shared ride—multiple pick up or drop off—is $35 per passenger. Costs will vary depending on destination.

Contact AOS at oberlinshuttle@att.net ; or call (216) 941-RIDE (7433) to request private service.

Other Transportation Services

The RideLine is a student-staffed operation that provides stop-to-stop vehicle escort service to members of the college community. The shuttle is  from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily when classes are in session.

It serves a route around the perimeter of the campus, with limited off-campus stops. Obtain service by calling 440-775-RIDE (7433).

Browse RideLine

The Oberlin College Shopping Shuttle offers Saturday service from the Wilder Student Union, to Walmart, IGA, and Drug Mart on a loop. Riders can board at any location.

The service is available from 2–6 p.m., Saturdays during the academic year when classes are in session. It departs from Wilder Hall approximately every half hour. The final pick up from Walmart is 5:30 p.m. The fare of $2 one-way must be paid in cash upon boarding the bus. All are welcome to use this service—students, faculty, staff, visitors, and community members.

Service updates will be posted on the Oberlin Transportation Facebook page . Check the page updates and changes in service.

Questions? Send an email to Oberlin College Transportation,  student.transportation@oberlin.edu .

The Oberlin Shopping Shuttle is operated by Airport Oberlin Shuttle (AOS) under an agreement with Oberlin College.

Shuttle U Home is a service run by the Airport Oberlin Shuttle (AOS), the same provider that operates the Cleveland Airport shuttles to and from campus. ShuttleU Home provides bus transportation to and from Oberlin to New York City, Chicago, or Washington DC.

These buses have storage for your bags, power outlets for your devices, as well as assorted snacks. Students must reserve their seats online in advance.

Thanksgiving Break 2021

Due to social distancing protocol, only a limited number of seats are available. Each student will have their own row. Students are not allowed to sit together. Each student will be screened according to the CDC safety guidelines. Facial masks are required during transit. 

Students who have come into contact with someone or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to ride the bus.