Directions & Travel
Bowling Green, Ohio is located near Interstate 75 and U.S. Route 6, on State Route 25. The University is on East Wooster Street between State Route 25 and Interstate 75. It is easily accessible from the Ohio Turnpike via exit 64/4A. The closest airport serviced by major airlines is located in Toledo, Ohio.
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Directions and Parking
If you arrive by plane, we suggest that you rent a car for transportation or make arrangements for shuttle service. Contact the BG Airport Shuttle for service or search online for other options in the Bowling Green Area. Amtrak trains are available in Toledo, to the north, and in Fostoria, to the south.
IMPORTANT: There will be some construction and possible detours on your way in to Bowling Green, Ohio, specifically at the I-75 Wooster Street exit (exit 181). Be sure to follow the detour signage carefully. We recommend you plan extra time to make your way to campus and utilize a navigation app like Google Maps or Waze.
Once you near campus, Orientation signs will direct you where to park. SOAR check-in is located in Olscamp Hall, first floor. Signs will direct you from the parking lot to Olscamp Hall. Signs will also be located throughout campus to assist visitors with finding appropriate parking lots and buildings. Parking will be available in Lot N.
To ensure that you arrive at BGSU on time, we advise that you contact the Ohio Department of Transportation for updates on any construction that could delay your trip. Visit the ODOT website or call (419) 373-4471 or 1-888-2OH-ROAD.
Local Overnight Accommodations
- Best Western Falcon Plaza Motel
- Days Inn - Bowling Green
- Fairfield Inn & Suites - Bowling Green
- Hampton Inn - Bowling Green
- Hampton Inn - Rossford
- Holiday Inn Express
- Fire Lake Camper Park
- Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau