& Accommodation Information
Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio at
the edge of the Hocking Hills. The nearest airport
is Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio.
From Columbus you can rent a car or make arrangements
with Athens Airport Shuttle to
Athens. Athens is approximately 90 miles southeast
of Columbus, Ohio on Route 33. You will be responsible
for securing your own transportation to and from Athens.
We recommend that you make reservations for a shuttle
to Athens in advance.
The company runs buses twice daily from Columbus Airport to Athens. If possible, schedule your arrival in Columbus around the 2 departure time of the Go Bus. The ticket is $11.00
From Port Columbus Airport to Athens
8:25 a.m and 2:25 p.m.
From Athens to Port Columbus Airport
10:45a.m. and 4:50 p.m.
For more information please visit the web site.
http://www.ridegobus.com/go33_schedule_101911.pdf (Go Bus schedule in PDF)
Athens Airport Shuttle
Phone: (740) 592-0490
Toll Free: 1-877-796-1002
It is more flexible but much more expensive. For mor information please visit the web site.
The symposium will provide transportation between
the symposium venue and the symposium hotels listed
below. Participants staying in other locations around
town will be responsible for their own transportation
to the symposium venue.
Rooms have been blocked for April 6-7, and a symposium rate secured
for the Ohio University Inn and the Holiday Inn Express Inn under the The Sports in Africa Conference.
For additional hotel options please visit the Ohio
Student housing may be available.
Pleasse contact the Symposium
organization if you are interested in that option.
Conference rate until March 9, 2012: $105.05 /night plus Tax
331 Richland Avenue
Athens, OH 45701
Call the hotel directly
740-593-6661 or (888-593-6661)
Holiday Inn Express
Group Name SAC (Sports in Africa Conference)
Conference rate until March 5, 2012: $99.00/night plus Tax
555 East State street
Athens, Ohio 45701