#Catch the CBUS

COTA’s CBUS® is the city’s free Downtown Circulator, traveling from the Brewery District, through Downtown to the Short North, and back again. CBUS runs every 10-15 minutes, 7 days a week! Check our operating hours for specific details.

Visiting Columbus? CBUS is within walking distance to several area hotels.
View the hotel map for more information.

Take CBUS to Highball Halloween!

Take the CBUS, the Official Transportation of HighBall Halloween, on Octobeer 20 and 21, and receive a HALF-OFF ticket voucher for your general admission HighBall ticket. The CBUS will have extended hours until 3AM on Friday and Saturday night to make sure that HighBallers can get to and from the party with ease. Read more about HighBall Halloween.


Operating Hours:

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Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m.-12 a.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
Sunday 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

CBUS does not operate on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

CBUS will operate on these summer holidays:

  • Memorial Day: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Fourth of July: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Labor Day: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.