The University offers a free airport shuttle service on specific dates to on-campus undergraduate students to and from the McGhee-Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, TN. Students will be responsible for traveling to campus if they cannot adhere to the posted shuttle schedule. Students requesting to use this shuttle service should review transportation dates for planning purposes and must complete the Airport Shuttle Form at least 14 days in advance of the date of the shuttle for us to make accommodations.
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). It is conveniently located just off Interstate 75 at Exit 11.
For those who cannot adhere to airport shuttle services or cannot travel on their own, we offer the following resources:
- Greyhound Bus Lines has a small terminal in London, Kentucky, (½ hour from campus).
- Venture Cab can also pick students up from the Greyhound Bus Terminal in London, Kentucky. This taxi company provides transportation services for students at a discounted rate for UC students.* Venture is fully licensed and insured.
- Venture Cab can transport students from any of the following airport locations:
McGee-Tyson Airport, (TYS) – Knoxville, Tennessee
Bluegrass Airport, (LEX) - Lexington, Kentucky
Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) – Covington, Kentucky
Louisville Muhammed Ali International Airport (SDF) – Louisville, Kentucky
To arrange for shuttle pick up from an airport, 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.
*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.) There are no other forms of public transportation offered within the city of Williamsburg.