Travel & Hotels
*Rates do not include current tax of 17.5%
From the Airport
Taxis: You'll find taxis available in the ground transportation area of the terminal on a 24-hour basis. The approximate fare into downtown Columbus is $25. Contact the Taxi General Manager at 614-239-TAXI or email@example.com.
COTA: Port Columbus is served by Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) public bus service, available to take you almost anywhere in the city. To find schedules and rates, please visit www.cota.com.
Rental Car Companies:
- Alamo: 800-GO-ALAMO
- Avis: 800-331-1212
- Budget: 800-527-0700
- Dollar 800-800-4000
- Enterprise: 800-325-8007
- Hertz: 800-654-3131
- National: 800-CAR-RENT
- Thrifty: 800-367-2277
Driving Directions to the Convention Center
From Port Columbus International Airport: I-670 West, South on I-71, exit at Spring St., West on Spring to Fourth St., north on Fourth to Nationwide Blvd.
From the North: I-71 South, exit Spring St., West on Spring to Fourth St., north on Fourth to Nationwide Blvd.
From the South: I-71 North to I-70 East to Fourth Street Exit; North on Fourth to Nationwide Boulevard.
From the West: I-70 East to Fourth Street Exit; North on Fourth to Nationwide Boulevard.
From the East: I-70 West to Fourth Street Exit; North on Fourth to Nationwide Boulevard.
Parking costs at the Convention Center are a flat rate fee of $8 for the garages and $7 for the surface lots.
The following rules apply with all event parking fees:
- There are no in-and-out privileges.
- The charge is per space, per day.
- Vehicles that stay overnight and past 6 a.m. the next day will be charged for time stayed in the parking facility after 6 a.m. according to the facilities posted daily parking rates.
For information on each lot and a printable map, please visit the Greater Columbus Convention Center Web site.
Parking Solutions Inc. also provides shuttle services; click the link at left for more details.