Regional Airport Shuttles

Are you planning to fly home -- or anywhere else -- during academic breaks?

UK Transportation Services offers free airport shuttles to  Blue Grass Airport (LEX)Louisville International Airport (SDF) and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) for Thanksgiving and winter breaks, as well as spring break.

What You Need to Know

  • Our airport shuttles depart from and return to Kroger Field. 
  • Students who register to take a free airport shuttle will need to use the campus Blue or White Routes to get to Kroger Field on the day their shuttle departs. The Blue & White Routes operate from 6:45 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday.
  • Upon return from break, students will be able to take the weekend Yellow Route from Kroger Field to campus. It will start running at 9 a.m. on the Sunday after break.
  • Return trip pick-up locations vary by airport. Please see this page for return trip pick-up information.
  • If you book a seat on a shuttle and later discover that you need to cancel your reservation, please email UK Transportation Services or call us at 859-257-7202 so that your seat can be made available to someone else.

Thanksgiving Break

Depart:  Wednesday, November 23
Campus to Blue Grass Airport (LEX): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Campus to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Campus to Louisville International Airport (SDF):  7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Return: Sunday, November 27
noon or 7 p.m.


Winter Break

Depart: Friday, December 16
Campus to Blue Grass Airport (LEX): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Campus to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Campus to Louisville International Airport (SDF): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Return: Sunday, January 8, 2023
noon or 7 p.m.


Spring Break

Depart: Friday, March 10
Campus to Blue Grass Airport (LEX): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Campus to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Campus to Louisville International Airport (SDF): 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Return: Sunday, March 19
noon or 7 p.m.