Travel Information

Coming to Ashland, Ohio

By Air:

Ashland, Ohio is centrally located between Akron, Cleveland, and Columbus. When looking for an airport, these three cities are the best options. Akron/Canton Regional Airport is the smallest of the three but often provides the most economical and easiest in-and-out for flights. Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is the next best option. Both Cleveland and Akron are equidistant from Ashland (approximately one hour drive). Columbus Airport is about an hour and a half away from Ashland.

River Teeth will provide a shuttle service to and from the Cleveland Airport for an additional $50. Please indicate on your registration form that you wish to take advantage of this service.

By Car:

All conference attendees should come to the Hawkins-Conard Student Center to pick up any registration materials and to check-in for housing on Friday night. Please see the information below for driving directions. The Student Center is located on King Road. You may park in the parking lot across the street from the Student Center (Parking Lot A). There is also parking by the dining hall and the lecture room for those who have mobility issues.

Coming from the north or south on I-71:

From Interstate 71, take exit #186 or U.S. Route 250, Ashland. Off the exit ramp, turn left on Route 250 heading west. Do not take the Route 250 bypass; continue west on Main Street into Ashland. As you pass the downtown business district and Home Hardware on your left, merge into the left lane and turn left on Claremont Avenue at the next intersection. Continue south on Claremont Avenue in the left lane and turn left at the second traffic light, the intersection of King Road and College Avenue. Make a soft left turn onto King Road.


Coming from the east on U.S. Route 30 or U.S. Route 250:

When U.S. Routes 30 and 250 split on the west side of Wooster, take U.S. Route 250 west toward Ashland. Do not take the Route 250 bypass; continue west on Main Street into Ashland. As you pass the downtown business district and Home Hardware on your left, merge into the left lane and turn left on Claremont Avenue at the next intersection. Continue south on Claremont Avenue in the left lane and turn left at the second traffic light, the intersection of King Road and College Avenue. Make a soft left turn onto King Road.


Coming from the west on the Ohio Turnpike or coming from the north on U.S. Route 250:

From the Turnpike, exit 118, U.S. Route 250 and travel south on Route 250 about 37 miles to Ashland. Do not take the route 250 Bypass, continue straight into Ashland. This will become Cottage Street. As you approach the third traffic light, which is Main Street, be sure to stay in the center lane to go down the hill and straight through the intersection. When you cross Main Street, you will now be on Claremont Avenue. Continue south on Claremont Avenue in the left lane and turn left at the second traffic light, the intersection of King Road and College Avenue. Make a soft left turn onto King Road.


Coming from the north on State Route 58:

Take State Route 58 south toward Ashland. Do not take the Routes 250 and 58 bypass, continue straight into Ashland on Orange Street. Bear left onto Union Street and continue south to the intersection of Main Street. Turn right onto Main Street. Continue through the downtown business district. At the second traffic light turn left on Claremont Avenue. Continue south on Claremont Avenue in the left lane and turn left at the second traffic light, the intersection of King Road and College Avenue. Make a soft left turn onto King Road.

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