Directions to the University of Akron

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Driving Directions When Approaching Campus

From the North, Taking I-77
Follow I-77 southbound and exit onto Wolf Ledges/Grant Street. Turn left at
the first light onto Wolf Ledges, or left at the second light onto Grant Street. Both roads lead to Exchange Street on the south edge of campus.
From the North, Taking Route 8
Exit at Perkins Street. Turn right, then left onto Union Street and proceed to Buchtel Avenue.
From the South, Taking I-77/Route 8
Follow The University of Akron exit off Route 8 marked Buchtel
Avenue/Carroll Street. Turn left onto Carroll to reach campus.
From the West, Taking I-76
Follow I-76 eastbound and exit onto Wolf Ledges/Grant Street. Turn left at
the first light onto Wolf Ledges, or left at the second light onto Grant Street. Both roads lead to Exchange Street on the south edge of campus.
From the East, Taking I-76
From the East, Taking I-76 Follow I-76 west into Akron. Take the right fork off I-76 west to Route 8 north. The first exit off Route 8 is Buchtel/Carroll. Turn left at Carroll to reach campus.


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Mileage to UA From Selected Cities

Ohio Miles       Out-of-State Miles
Athens .................... 180 Atlanta, GA .................... 710
Canton .................... 24 Baltimore, MD .................... 345
Chillicothe .................... 172 Boston, MA .................... 650
Cincinnati .................... 238 Charlotte, NC .................... 480
Cleveland .................... 35 Chicago, IL .................... 365
Columbus .................... 127 Detroit, MI .................... 180
Dayton .................... 200 District of Columbia .................... 345
Lima .................... 155 Erie, PA .................... 135
Mansfield .................... 63 Indianapolis, IN .................... 305
Marietta .................... 130 Minneapolis, MN .................... 790
Orrville .................... 30 Nashville, TN .................... 515
Sandusky .................... 85 New York, NY .................... 455
Steubenville .................... 85 Newark, NJ .................... 480
Toledo .................... 125 Pittsburgh, PA .................... 120
Youngstown .................... 50 Philadelphia, PA .................... 475
St. Louis, MO .................... 555
Richmond, VA .................... 455
Wheeling, WV .................... 132


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Getting to Akron...

...by Air
UA is 13 miles from the Akron-Canton Regional Airport and 40 miles from the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, which both serve major airlines. Contact the Office of Admissions for information on shuttle service between the airports and Akron.
...by Bus
Greyhound Bus Service provides transportation to Akron from most major cities in the country. The Metro Regional Transit Authority provides bus transportation in the Greater Akron area.
...by Rail
Amtrak serves Akron with direct service to and from such cities as Youngstown, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and New York. Connecting service is offered to many other cities throughout Amtrak’s nationwide system.
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