GoBus — Rural Inter-City Bus Service

Serving: Athens, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Marietta, Parkersburg, Van Wert, Wooster and communities in between.

About GoBus

transportation_iconsYour journey begins with GoBus! We connect you to greater national and local transportation services to help you reach any destination.


All of our buses are wheelchair accessible. Buses also lower or “kneel” at stops making boarding and de-boarding easier.

First Class Amenities

Bus travel isn’t what it used to be. GoBus is a comfortable ride. Most of our buses have Wi-Fi and outlets.

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February 6th, 2017

We will be moving our Marietta stop location on Tuesday February 7th.

New Location:

Marietta Armory Square
241 Front St
Marietta, OH 45750

If you have any questions, just give us a call at 888-954-6287

January 24th, 2017

Please be advised that minor schedule changes will be taking effect Tuesday February 7th. All schedule changes are only a 5 to 15 minute time difference. Give us a call if you have any questions 888-954-6287.

Route A: Columbus // Athens // Parkersburg

  • A-2/0051

Route C: Cleveland // Parkersburg // Athens

  • C-1 / 0030
  • C-2 / 0012
  • C-3 / 0013
  • C-4 / 0031

Route D: Wooster // Columbus

  • D-3 / 0010

Route E: Van Wert // Columbus

  • E-1 / 0022


February 1st, 2017

Access Scioto County’s (ASC) Regional Connector Service enables those in Scioto County to connect to affordable and accessible regional transportation sources.

It is the goal of of the Regional Connector Service to give access, to those living in Portsmouth, OH and surrounding areas, to job opportunities, shopping, medical services, and entertainment venues that do not exist in Scioto County as well as to make meaningful national connections through Go Bus, Greyhound, and other intercity bus providers.

The connector service is available Monday through Friday with the following schedule:
Connecting to Go Bus Route B – Eastbound – Cincinnati to Athens 
Leave Portsmouth at 6:15 am – arrive at Go Bus stop in Piketon at 7:13 am
Leave Portsmouth at 2:15 pm – arrive at Go Bus stop in Piketon at 3:15 pm
Connecting to Go Bus Route B – Westbound – Athens to Cincinnati
Leave Portsmouth at 9:00 am – arrive at Go Bus stop in Piketon at 10:00 am
Leave Portsmouth at 5:48 pm – arrive at Go Bus stop in Piketon at 6:48 pm

Cost of ASC connector service is only $3.00 per one-way trip!

To schedule your next trip call the ASC scheduling department at 740-353-5626, ext. 203, between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Happy Travels!!

January 31st, 2017

Photo by Steve Porter of Athens, OH

December 7th, 2016

The Chillicothe Gazette reported this week on the shortfall facing counties and transit authorities due to a federal decision that restricts state sales tax collection on managed care organizations. Read the full story.