Transportation

Location
Danville, KY
Undergrads
1,343
Tuition
$35,000
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Senior

Transportation: We have the shuttle service, but only one person runs it so it ins't as robust as it could be.

2 College Freshman

Transportation: If you want to venture outside of Centre it's very difficult to do so. You have to have a car.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: Try very hard to have everyone a ride to any airport.

1 College Freshman

Transportation: No public transportation. You either bring your own car or rely on peers.

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3 College Sophomore

Transportation: Centre College is located in Danville, which is a small town in the middle of Kentucky. Overall, there is no need for much public transportation. If you bring a car to school or have a friend with a car, you will be fine. Many people stay on or near campus for most of the school year.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 522nd
    Best Car Campuses
  • 732nd
    Most Easily Accessible Town
  • 995th
    Best Campus Transit

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Aaron Edwards
Hometown
Henderson, KY
Major
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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Transportation is virtually nonexistent, because there just isn't a need for it. Centre is a small campus that's easy to walk, and downtown Danville is just a few blocks off campus. The only transportation you may ever need is going to a restaurant or Wal-Mart, or maybe for a trip up to Lexington. Luckily, you'll rarely do these activities alone, and your friends will probably have a car, as most Centre students do.

Facts & Statistics

Best Ways to Get Around Town
  • Biking
  • Convince a friend for a lift or borrow their car
  • Drive your own car
  • Walking
Best Ways to Get to the Airport
  • A cab ride to the airport costs $45.
  • Bluegrass Ultra-Transit (bus/van service) 455 S. Fourth St. (800) 456-6588
  • Have a friend drive you, or drive your own car and leave it in long-term parking.

Campus ShuttleWhat's This?

DPS

(859) 236-4357

24 hours a day

Nearest AirportWhat's This?

Blue Grass Airport

4000 Terminal Drive, Lexington

www.bluegrassairport.com

Nearest Passenger BusWhat's This?

Greyhound

477 New Circle Rd., Lexington

(859) 299-0428, (800) 231-2222

www.greyhound.com

Student Polls

How necessary is it to have a car on campus?    Based on 8 responses

  • 0% You can't have a car here.
  • 25% Cars are totally pointless. Everything you need is within walking distance.
  • 12% Students usually walk or take the bus, but cars are nice for venturing outside the bus line.
  • 25% The shuttle/bus service often fails to meet student needs, so a car is very practical.
  • 38% Campus is isolated, so students rely mostly on cars to get them where they need to go.

How convenient is the campus-provided transportation?    Based on 8 responses

  • 75% Nonexistent.
  • 0% Extremely difficult to utilize-it's not reliable nor is it convenient for a student's schedule.
  • 12% Moderately difficult to utilize, the pick-up times and locations are far and few between.
  • 0% Somewhat accessible with a schedule that usually parallels class times.
  • 12% Easily accessible, runs frequently and has many pick-up locations.

Rate the cost of the following transit options    Based on 8 responses

Non-applicable
Free
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars

Rate the convenience of long-distance transportation to travel between home and school    Based on 8 responses

Non-applicable
Very convenient
  • Airport
  • Passenger bus
  • Passenger train
  • Ride sharing

How easy is it to get around town?    Based on 8 responses

  • 0% Very difficult.
  • 12% Fairly difficult.
  • 50% Fairly easy.
  • 38% Very easy.

Rate the convenience of the following transit options    Based on 9 responses

Non-applicable
Very convenient
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars
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