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Buses & Shuttles

Over 40,000 people come to the University of Kentucky campus each day. Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) helps people get around campus once they are here, as well as providing rides within Lexington and beyond for several special shuttles. The following pages will detail these services.

PTS offers several seasonal shuttles throughout the year. These include the free Holiday Shopping Shuttle and the free shuttle to Blue Grass Airport at the start of the fall, semester and spring breaks.

At the start and end of all academic breaks, PTS offers students an alternative way to travel on the Ride Home Express. This charter bus service operates four routes serving 15 cities, within a six-hour radius of UK. Round-trip tickets start at just $55.

All intra-campus buses and shuttles are provided free of charge to UK students, employees and visitors. Additionally, the University of Kentucky and the Lexington Transit Authority (Lextran) have partnered to offer UK faculty, staff and students FREE unlimited access on all Lextran routes through the BluPass program.

To schedule chartered shuttle bus service, contact the bus supervisor at (859) 257-7202, or fill out the Bus Charter Request Form online.