Students Get Free Ride to Blue Grass Airport

LEXINGTON, KY. (Dec. 8, 2010) University of Kentucky Parking & Transportation Services (PTS) knows that students have long to-do lists during the end of the semester. By offering free rides from campus to Blue Grass Airport during finals week, PTS is helping to make those lists a little shorter.

The free shuttle will operate Tuesday, Dec. 14 through Friday, Dec. 17, with daily campus pick-up times of 6 a.m., 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. 

Students should plan to leave campus at least two hours prior to take-off.

To schedule a pick-up, e-mail the following information with the subject “Winter Break Shuttle” to at least two business days in advance:

  • Name
  • Campus address
  • Campus phone number and/or cell number
  • Date, time and location of campus pick-up 

A representative from Parking & Transportation Services will call to confirm a pick-up time and convenient location.

Students must make their own arrangements back to campus. LexTran’s Airport/Keeneland Express, which runs Monday through Friday and drops off at the Vine Street bus terminal, can be found at Fare is $1. Mr. Taxi (859-223-8888) accepts UK PLUS accounts, and charges approximately $20 for cab fare from Blue Grass Airport to campus. Students are eligible for a 15 percent discount with a student ID.