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Travel & Parking

Traveling to the University of Kentucky



Campus maps and driving directions are available at the University of Kentucky Maps and Directions page.  For navigation, the address of the Gatton Student Center (check-in location) is 160 Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY.



Blue Grass Airport (LEX) is located approximately 6 miles from campus. Ground transportation options are available at the Blue Grass Airport Ground Transportation Website.

Other nearby airports are in Louisville (SDF) and Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky (CVG) but there are no regular shuttle services to Lexington. Rental cars are available at both.



All hotels have free self-parking available. During registration, attendees may opt for a week-long parking pass for The Cornerstone Garage for $12/week. The garage is across the street from the Gatton Student Center and on-campus housing.



Around campus

A golf cart shuttle route will be provided on campus for moving among buildings (map TBD).

Details for campus bus service is available at the Busses and Shuttles website Summer schedules and routes will be updated after the Spring semester ends.


To and from campus

Uber and Lyft are available throughout Lexington. The local bus service, LexTran, has various routes throughout the city. Route 5 - Nicholasville Rd is the most direct option to get to campus from the hotels with room blocks. Route 8 - Versailles Rd picks up at the airport.