Kenyon College does not endorse any transportation company -- we are offering information so that students and parents will be aware of the options available.
Gambier Coach is the original student-run transportation service at Kenyon. They have used luxury motor coaches to transport students to and from Columbus airport during breaks in the academic year for six years and are in their fourth generation of student ownership. Their buses provide an affordable option with accommodations including air conditioning/heating, a bathroom, spacious reclining seats, and most buses offer free WiFi access. For more information please visit their website at www.gambiercoach.com or their Facebook Page.
Dormside Depot is an independent business started by a Kenyon alum. The business in now in its fourth generation of student ownership. Dormside Depot offers shuttle service between Kenyon and CMH international during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks. To find more information about shuttle, laundry, or storage services visit www.yourDormsideDepot.com.
S&G Events Services is a privately owned limo service which will provide transportation to and from the airport. They will offer group rates. Contact Greg Ulen at 740-398-5341.
Dad's Taxi (740-485-9519) is open 24/7 with one way trip costing roughly 6 dollars to Mount Vernon. They also have a van that can accommodate a wheelchair. Call for rates to airport, or other destinations.
Knox Area Transit (formerly MOTA) (740-392-7433) costs $5.50 one way (can accommodate wheelchair) to Mount Vernon.
Madden Services (740-507-1391) is open 24/7 and cost is $7.00 to Mount Vernon (no wheelchair accommodation). Call for rates to airport or other destinations.
If you need to go to Mount Vernon for shopping, a movie, or to get away -- hop on the shuttle! The shuttle leaves from Scott Lane next to the bookstore on the hour. Free for students with a student ID; $2 for non-students (round trip).
Wednesday, Friday: 4-10pm
Approximate schedule (on each hour):
4pm - depart from the bookstore
4:10 - stop along Coshocton Road
4:20 - stop in downtown Mount Vernon
4:30 - leave downtown for Coshocton Road and return to campus
The Shuttle routinely stops along Coshocton Road (movie theater, Knox Village Square, Wal-Mart, etc) and downtown Mount Vernon as requested.