Need to get home and back to campus during academic breaks? BreakShuttle offers rides to Atlanta, Chicago, and Cleveland with stops in cities along the way.

BreakShuttle is the nation's largest provider of college break transportation services, providing more than 7,000 rides per year to university students. UK Transportation Services recently entered into a contract to allow BreakShuttle to begin operating what was previously called Ride Home Express.

Students can purchase tickets on a secure ticketing platform for rides home for Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring breaks on the BreakShuttle website.

BreakShuttle Service for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Thanksgiving Break
Depart:      Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Return:      Sunday, November 25, 2018

Winter Break
Depart:      Friday, December 14, 2018
Return:      Sunday, January 6, 2019

Spring Break
Depart:     Friday, March 8, 2019
Return:      Sunday, March 17, 2019

Routes 2018-2019*

  • Atlanta Area Route (Knoxville, Chattanooga, TN; Kennesaw, GA)
  • Chicago Area Route (Indianapolis, Lafayette, Merrillville, IN; Naperville, IL)
  • Cleveland Area Route (Dayton, Columbus, Mansfield, Medina, OH)

Times listed are approximate, and may change based on weather, traffic, or other delays.

*In the event that the minimum number of riders is not met for a particular bus charter route, UK Transportation Services will work with BreakShuttle to find an alternative way to service that route.

Transportation To and From Kroger Field

Transportation Services can provide free transportation to and from Kroger Field for BreakShuttle and airport bus riders. Stay tuned for more information.