University of the Cumberlands is located in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Williamsburg is centrally located between Lexington, Kentucky (2 hours from campus) and Knoxville, Tennessee (1½ hours from campus).
Free transportation is provided to campus for on-campus undergraduate students from the McGee-Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to the university’s airport shuttle schedule. Transportation is limited to the McGhee-Tyson Airport on the dates and times referenced on the airport shuttle schedule.
Greyhound Bus Lines has a small terminal in London, Kentucky, (½ hour from campus).
For other transportation needs, since Williamsburg is a small city there are no forms of public transportation provided within the city, the university recommends that students utilize the services of Venture Cab, Inc (1-888-526-1211). This taxi company provides transportation services for students at a discounted rate for UC students. Venture is fully licensed and insured.
*The cost for this service is the amount charged for up to 6 passengers going to the same location and may be shared among all passengers. Payment must be made in US Dollars or Travelers Checks. (Cost may be subject to change. Contact Venture Cab for current rates.)
Venture Cab can also pick students up from the Greyhound Bus Terminal in London, Kentucky (Contact Venture Cab for cost) and from any of the following airport locations:
McGee-Tyson Airport, (TYS) – Knoxville, Tennessee
Distance from campus: approx 1¼ hours *Cost: $110
Bluegrass Airport, (LEX) - Lexington, Kentucky
Distance from Campus: approx 1¾ hours *Cost: $140
Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) – Covington, Kentucky
Distance from campus: approx 2½ hours *Cost: $265 (While this may seem expensive, it is much cheaper than the cost of airfare to Lexington or Knoxville, especially when shared with other students.)
Louisville International – Standiford Field (SDF) – Louisville, Kentucky
Distance from Campus: approx 2½ hours *Cost: $265 (While this may seem expensive, it is much cheaper than the cost of airfare to Lexington or Knoxville, especially when shared with other students.)
To arrange for shuttle pick up, contact Venture Cab, Inc (1-888-526-1211) at least two weeks prior to arrival. Upon contact, indicate that you are a University of the Cumberlands student in order to receive the special university rates listed above.
Detailed flight arrangements should be given to the shuttle service including date and location of arrival, airline, flight number, and time of arrival.
Please note: It is best to re-confirm the shuttle arrangements once you arrive in the U.S., while you are awaiting your connecting flight to your final destination. This will be helpful in the event that the flight is delayed due to weather conditions or for any other reason. Once your shuttle is arranged, the shuttle service is committed to meet you at the airport regardless of any changes that may occur to your travel plans which are beyond your control. If there are changes to your flight arrangements, please contact Venture Cab as soon as possible.