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Airport Shuttles to the Cincinnati and Dayton airports are currently offered for Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks. Airport shuttle service is provided by Butler County Regional Transit Authority. Airport shuttle services are not funded or subsidized by Miami University.

Download the 2013-14 Shuttle Information Handout.

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Purchasing Tickets
Shuttle tickets must be booked at least one day before travel.

Airline, Flight Number, & Departure/Arrival times must be provided when purchasing an airport shuttle ticket unless traveling to airport without plans to fly (such as connecting with a local ride).

Purchase tickets: Miami University Box Office in the Shriver Center M-F 8-5, or by phone at 513-529-3200.

Payment Methods Accepted: CREDIT CARD by phone; CREDIT CARD, CASH, CHECK, and MULAA in the office.

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER TIME WITHIN THE SAME BREAK ONLY BASED ON AVAILABILITY. AIRPORT SHUTTLE PROVIDER BUTLER COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND TICKETING SERVICES PROVIDER MIAMI UNIVERSITY BOX OFFICE ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO REFUND TICKETS DUE TO AIRLINE ISSUES OR WEATHER-RELATED INCIDENTS IMPACTING FLIGHT SCHEDULES. DUE TO SAFETY REGULATIONS AND SPACE LIMITATIONS, LUGGAGE LARGER THAN, OR IN EXCESS OF A SINGLE PIECE OF CARRY-ON LUGGAGE WILL NEED TO BE PLACED IN THE ADDITIONAL LUGGAGE SEATS – FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE.
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Connections
Leaving: Shuttles depart promptly from Spring Street bus stop in front of Shriver Center. Arrive 30 minutes before departure time. Shuttles will leave without you.
Returning: Shuttles board at airport baggage claim and return to Shriver Center when loaded. Be outside waiting. Drivers cannot leave buses to look for riders.

Travel Times to Each Airport
Cincinnati/Northern KY International Airport (CVG) -> 1.25 hours*
Dayton International Airport (DAY) -> 1.25 hours*
*Due to a higher concentration of total departures for the Thanksgiving Break, there can traffic delays traveling to each airport.

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Cost
Current pricing for Cincinnati & Dayton airport shuttle tickets is $30.00 each way.
Current pricing for additional luggage is $11.00 each way.
Due to uncertain fuel prices, shuttle ticket pricing will be reviewed on a break-by-break basis. Individual break prices may be subject to increases after being announced.
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Important Traveler Information

  • Plan to arrive at airport at least 2 hours before scheduled flight for check-in and security clearance.
  • Passengers booked for a specific shuttle have first priority. Passengers who missed a previous shuttle will be seated based on availability.
  • Last minute shuttle requests will only be filled if seating is available.
  • Riders without pre-purchased tickets may travel on returning airport shuttles if seating is available, and must make payment to driver using CASH ONLY.
  • Shuttles are not obligated to wait for passengers in the event of a delayed flight.
  • BCRTA buses will be used for airport shuttles. Other marked vans may be used on low rider routes.
  • A BCRTA emergency phone number is printed on the face of each return ticket should flight plans change.
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Other Transportation Options
A comprehensive listing of other transportation resources, including private taxi/limo services, chartered buses to Chicago & Cleveland areas at certain breaks, rental cars, etc. may be found at www.miamioh.edu/parents/transportation.html

Student Ride-Share Board, Shriver lower level. Online Ride Board found when logged into myMIAMI web page as a student.
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2013-2014 Miami Metro Airport Shuttle Dates & Times
Depart: Be at Spring St. bus stop 30 minutes before departure time.
Return: Pickup is outside of Baggage Claim for each airline.
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Thanksgiving Break 2013 Ticket on sale date: Monday, August 26, 2013

Cincinnati Depart 12:30pm or 4:30pm
Return 3pm or 9pm
Tuesday, 11-26-2013
Sunday, 12-01-2013
Dayton Depart 1:00pm or 5:00pm
Return 3:30pm or 7:30pm
Tuesday, 11-26-2013
Sunday, 12-01-2013

Winter Break 2012-2013 Ticket on sale date: Monday, October 28, 2013

Cincinnati Depart 12:30pm or 5:00pm
Return 3:00 pm or 9:00pm
Return 3:00 pm or 9:00pm
Friday, 12-13-2013
Tuesday, 12-31-2013
Sunday, 01-26-2014
Dayton Depart 1:00pm or 5:00pm
Return 3:30pm or 7:30pm
Return 3:30pm or 7:30pm
Friday, 12-13-2013
Tuesday, 12-31-2013
Sunday, 01-26-2014

Spring Break 2014 Ticket on sale date: Monday, January 6, 2014

Cincinnati Depart 12:30pm or 4:30pm
Return 3pm or 9pm
Friday, 03-21-2014
Sunday, 03-30-2014
Dayton Depart 1:00pm or 4:30pm
Return 3:30pm or 7:30pm
Friday, 03-21-2014
Sunday, 03-30-2014

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Are shuttle buses available to airports on dates besides the three listed breaks?
A: No. There has not been sufficient demand/rider volume to make offering the service at other times cost effective.

Q: My flight times are too early/too late for the scheduled shuttle times to work. What are my other options?
A: A comprehensive list of other transportation options is found at www.miamioh.edu/parents/transportation.html.

Q: Can I purchase a shuttle ticket to/from an airport without a booked flight?
A: Yes. Riders connecting to/from local rides may purchase shuttle tickets without providing flight information.
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Contact Information 
Airport Shuttle Transportation Provider:
Butler County Regional Transit Authority
304 Moser Court
Hamilton, OH 45011
513-785-5237
www.butlercountyrta.com
  Airport Shuttle Ticketing Services Provider:
Miami University Box Office
Phillip R. Shriver Center, Room 111
Oxford, OH 45056
513-529-3200
www.miamioh.edu/boxoffice

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