Facilities Planning and Management

Airport Shuttle Service

The Ball State airport shuttle provides convenient and affordable transportation to and from the Indianapolis Airport at the beginning of each semester and during holiday and semester breaks.

Ball State to Indianapolis International Airport

Please schedule a shuttle pickup time that is at least three (3) hours before your flight departure time to allow for travel and airport security passage.

The university airport shuttle will pick up at two locations on campus:

  • Park Hall (east side; H-4 parking lot near the loading dock)
  • LaFollette (south entrance facing the R-2 parking lot)

Upon arrival at the airport, passengers will be dropped off at the Ground Transportation Center (Zone 1).

Indianapolis International Airport to Ball State

The university airport shuttle will pick up arriving passengers at the Indianapolis Airport Ground Transportation Center (Zone 1). Upon arrival at Ball State, passengers will be dropped off at any main campus location.


Airport Shuttle

Cost is $55.00 per person, one way (non-refundable). Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance by completing the airport shuttle form available at Airport Shuttle Reservation. Check the website for future transportation dates.

The shuttle will depart the airport at 1:30 PM, 5:30PM, and 9:30PM, on the following dates:

Beginning of Fall Semester

Wednesday,      August 17

Thursday,            August 18

Friday,                  August 19

Saturday,             August 20

Sunday,                                August 21           

Check our website for future transportation dates.

Fall Break

                Friday, 10/07 – 7:00AM, 11:00AM, 3:00PM (BSU to Indy Airport)

                Tuesday, 10/11-  1:30PM, 5:30PM, 9:30PM ( Indy to BSU).

Thanksgiving Break

                Tuesday,  11/22 – 7:00AM, 11:00AM, 3:00PM (BSU to Indy Airport).

                Wednesday,  11/23 – 7:00AM (BSU to Indy Airport).

                Sunday 11/27 – 1:30PM. 5:30PM, 9:30PM ( Indy Airport to BSU)

Semester Break

                Friday, 12/16 – 7:00AM, 11:00AM, 3:00PM, (BSU to Indy Airport).

                Saturday, 12/17 – 7:00AM ( BSU to Indy Airport).

Return from Break

                Sunday, 01/8/17 – 1:30PM, 5:30PM, 9:30PM, (Indy Airport to BSU).

Spring Break

                Friday, 03/03 – 7:00AM, 11:00AM, 3:00PM, (BSU to Indy Airport).

                Saturday, 03/04 – 7:00AM. BSU to Indy Airport).

                Sunday, 3/12 – 1:30PM, 5:30PM, 9:30PM, ( Indy Airport to BSU).

End of Spring Semester

                Friday, 05/04 – 7:00AM, 11:00AM, 3:00PM, ( BSU to Indy Airport).

                Saturday, 05/05 – 7:00AM, (BSU to Indy Airport).


Airport Shuttle General Information

We only provide transportation to the Indianapolis International Airport.

We DO NOT pick up or drop off passengers at any other location.

Information phone numbers for passengers: 765-285-9045 or 1-877-339-2958

Information e-mails for passengers: airshuttle@bsu.edu

Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance, and cost $55 one way.

-If someone has already made a reservation and the vehicle is not full, the trip will remain on the website and can still be scheduled. If it is still on the website, it can be  scheduled.

- A conformation e-mail will be sent to the passenger immediately after they make a reservation.


ABSOLUTELY NO RESERVATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED OVER THE PHONE, UNLESS APPROVED BY SUPERVISION( WHICH WON’T HAPPEN). The bus driver will have a form for passengers to fill out who needs a ride, but were unable to make reservation online in advance. The driver does not accept any payments.

The reservation website can be accessed in this way:

  1. Go to WWW.bsu.edu/facilities
  2. Click the first link below the picture
  3. Click the link at the bottom of the page
  4. Agree to the terms and conditions
  5. Complete the reservation

On campus pickups are either at LaFollette (south Doors) or Park Hall, which ever the passenger requested online.