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Arriving to Bowling Green


 Bowling Green, Kentucky: The Classic American City

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WKU is located at the top of the Hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green. It is the third most populous city in the state of Kentucky. Additionally, Bowling Green is a welcoming community with many things to do and see—the ideal place for you to experience American life.


 

AIR TRAVEL


WKU is located in the Central Time Zone of the U.S. and is roughly 60 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee.
The closest airport is the Nashville International Airport (BNA). Alternatively, WKU is roughly 110 miles south of the Louisville International Airport (SDF) is roughly 110.

Learn more about BNA here.

There are multiple transportation options from BNA to Bowling Green including car rental, Uber/Lyft and the Bowling Green Shuttle service (learn more about reserving a shuttle). An Uber/Lyft between Bowling Green & Nashville costs roughly $80-$90 each way.

 

LODGING/HOTEL OPTIONS

There are several hotel options within both walking and driving distance to WKU. Please see three of our recommendations below:

 

Location: On campus, within walking distance to several restaurants and downtown Bowling Green

Transportaion: WKU’s Red Line Bus aprovides transport from Stop # 47 (the Alumni Center, next door to the Hyatt) to the Downing Student Union via Stop # 6 (Jody Richards Hall – JRH). 

Reserve a room

Location: Roughly 3 miles from campus

Transportaion: Uber, Lyft or car rental

Reserve a room

Location: Roughly 3 miles from campus

TransportaionUber, Lyft or car rental

Reserve a room

   

CAMPUS PARKING

Please see the WKU campus map for a guide on available parking. 

VISITOR PARKING MAP

 

RESTAURANT OPTIONS

Please see the WKU restaurant map for reference.


WKU RESTAURANT MAP

 

 

NEAR HYATT PLACE BOWLING GREEN

Chili’s

440 Main

Mickey’s On Main

Mellow Mushroom

643 Sports Bar

1907 Gerard’s Tavern

Mariah’s

Steamers Seafood

Spencers (Coffee shop)

 


 

 

KY MAP

Learn more about Bowling Green here.


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 Last Modified 3/7/19