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Transportation Options

Getting Around Campus

Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA)

Fixed Route Service — Students and employees can get around campus using the BCRTA local and regional routes, which also provides transportation uptown, to several off-campus student housing areas, and to the Hamilton and Middletown campuses. Buses run daily during the fall and spring semesters, and winter and summer terms.  Students and employees who present a valid Miami University ID pay no fare to ride on the local and regional routes.

ADA Service — BCRTA provides transportation for students and employees with disabilities. Any time fixed bus routes are running, BCRTA provides door-to-door transportation around campus and in the Oxford area. To utilize this service for more than three consecutive uses students or employees must have the appropriate forms filled out by a doctor and given to the BCRTA for continued service. Students and employees can call BCRTA at 513-785-5237 or 855-42-BCRTA (toll-free) for this service, which operates during the scheduled hours of regular BCRTA fixed route services.  Students and employees who present a valid Miami University ID pay no fare to use the ADA service.

BCRTA SafeRide — BCRTA provides on-demand transportation for students and employees during late-night hours. Call BCRTA at 513-785-5237 or 855-42-BCRTA (toll-free) for hours of operation and to schedule service.  Students and employees who present a valid Miami University ID pay no fare to use the SafeRide service.

Typical hours of operation during fall and spring semesters:

  • Monday-Saturday 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Sunday 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Certain private companies offer services to Miami students. Miami does not have any relationship with these companies, and it does not endorse their use. All such travel is at the traveler's own risk, and Miami does not assume any responsibility or liability for such services.

Airline Service

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Approximately an hour south of Oxford in northern Kentucky off I-275

Dayton International Airport
Approximately an hour northeast of Oxford in Vandalia off I-70E

Port Columbus International Airport
Approximately two hours northeast of Oxford via I-70E

Indianapolis International Airport
Approximately two hours northwest of Oxford via I-70W

Butler County Regional Airport
Commercial services excluding scheduled air carrier service, Airport Rd. E., Hamilton, OH, 513-887-0444

Miami University Airport
Small commercial and private planes, Fairfield Rd., Oxford, 513-529-2735

The Cincinnati and Dayton airports are the two major facilities located within the shortest distance to Oxford (approximately one hour). Ticket prices vary, however, so be sure to check for cheapest fares. Several travel agencies in Oxford provide personalized service.

Airport Shuttles and Taxi Service

Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA) Airport Shuttle
To Cincinnati and Dayton airports for Thanksgiving break, Winter break, and Spring break.
*Will wait outside baggage claim exit/entrance.*

Airport Shuttle Service
Serving all airports 24 hours, 513-896-6605. Oxford to Cincinnati or Dayton airport: $85 single; $65 each for two to four; $50 each for five or more. Midnight to 6 a.m. additional $10, $3 surcharge in some cases. Call for rates to other airports. Visa and Mastercard accepted.
*Will pick up in baggage claim at Cincinnati airport; Waits outside doors of baggage claim at Dayton airport.*

Denny's Airport Shuttle Service
513-259-5554. Serving all regional airports 24 hours. Oxford to Cincinnati or Dayton airports, $80 for one to two passengers; $50 each for more than one passenger, plus gratuity. Other regional airports and other destinations by request. Professional drivers, clean and modern coaches, excellent and reliable service. *Parks in cell phone lot and will pull around to entrance upon customer's call of arrival.*

Empire Transportation
513-860-3324. 24-hour transportation from Miami University to all airports. We provide a full line of limousines, GMC shuttle van, Cadillacs, Mercedes, and Hybrid Toyota Camry. *Will pick up customers in baggage claim.*

Harold's Taxi & Limo
Transportation 24/7 around Oxford and to Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Indianapolis, and Lexington airports. Rates vary. Call 513-262-6828.
*Parks in cell phone lot and will pull around to entrance upon customer's call of arrival.*

Oxford Taxi
Offers 24-hour transportation service. Closed midnight December 24 – 7 a.m. December 26. Flat rate inside the mile square of $5 up to five people, additional $1 per person over five. Destinations outside the mile square – price negotiated.

Oxford Transportation
Oxford Transportation has served Miami University and the Tri State area for over 10 years.  We are not a taxi, we are a car service, requiring 24 hours notice for requested transportation, the only car service in Oxford.  We take pride in our stellar reputation for service.  Please call 513-523-8728 or email or visit our website at to schedule your next trip.  We look forward to serving you.

Statzer Services Inc.
513-616-2828, 513-737-2254
Serving the Greater Cincinnati area for over 26 years with a combination of corporate passenger transport and rush courier service. 24/7, 365 days-the-year service. Fast, dependable, reliable, and clean. Transportation to ALL airports, hotels, restaurants, local attractions, and shopping centers. *Will pick up customer wherever requested.*

Oxford, OH,
Transportation around Oxford. Other destinations include Cincinnati and Dayton airports and the Cincinnati area. Standard rates for airports and bus stations $75. Payment methods of cash or MUBucks.
*Will wait outside of baggage claim for customers.*

Bus Service to Major Cities

Barons Bus Lines
Buses offer Wi-Fi, power outlets, and flat screen TVs. Pick-up location is the corner of Spring and Maple Streets. Operates 365 days of the year. Sample rates from Oxford/Miami University: $10 to Cincinnati or Indianapolis, $25 to Bowling Green University, and $35 to Detroit. Visit the website for more information.

Footprint Tours, Inc
440-244-5100, 401 Broadway Ave., Suite B, Lorain, OH 44052. Bus service at breaks to Lorain, west side Cleveland; Strongsville, Akron, east side Cleveland; Beechwood; pick-ups at the Goggin Ice Center, located at 610 Oak St., drop-offs in residence quads. BREAKS AND HOLIDAYS ONLY

Miami University Student Foundation (MUSF) Chicago Bus Trip Charters
Bus service to Chicago area for Fall break (October), Thanksgiving break, Winter break, and Spring break. The Miami pick-up and drop-off location is the Goggin Ice Center, located at 610 Oak St. Bus stops in Chicago are located along the Tri-State Tollway: Lincoln Oasis, Hinsdale Oasis, O'Hare Oasis, Lake Forest Oasis, and McDonald's in Kenosha, Wisconsin (12214 7th St., Kenosha, WI 53142). Tickets are $125 round trip; space is limited. One-way tickets are not available.
This low-cost, daily express bus service operates out of Cincinnati. Buses depart from 4th and Race St. downtown. For reservations, call 877-462-6342 Monday–Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (CST), Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CST).

Train Service

1-800-USA-RAIL, no direct service to Oxford. Station locations—Cincinnati: 1301 Western Ave. (Union Station); 1005 Gilbert Ave. (Greyhound Bus Station), Connersville, IN: 1012 Eastern Ave.

Rental Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
5017 College Corner Pike
M–F, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Transportation varies for different airports, check at time of scheduling where you can catch a shuttle to the Enterprise location at each airport.

Ride Share/Ride Board

An online Ride Board (available through myMiami on the "Student" tab).