Public Transit to Oktoberfest

 The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is not affiliated with any of the listed transit options. We share them as a courtesy to visitors of Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. Information subject to change. This site will continue to be updated with new information, links and transportation options as they become available.

Cincinnati Bell Connector

The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar is a 3.6-mile loop with 18 stations between The Banks, Downtown and Over-the-Rhine that easily connects you to dining, shopping, entertainment and attractions like Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. To alleviate parking concerns, we suggest parking north of Oktoberfest and taking the Cincinnati Bell Connector. The closest station stop to Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is Stop #1, the Cincinnati Cyclones station at The Banks. 
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$1 - 2-Hour Pass
$2 - Day Pass (good until the next day)
$0.50 Children Between 35 and 35 inches
Children under 35 inches ride Free
More info on Cincinnati Bell Connector fares

Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar tickets can be purchased on the FREE Cincy EZRide app available on Android and Apple smartphones and at ticket vending machines located at each of the 18 streetcar stations along the route. 

Metro Bus Service

Metro is Southwest Ohio's Fixed Route bus service. Regular Metro bus service will be running during Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. Metro*Plus will see some detours, but no stops will be missed. View routes, schedule, and fare information.

Tank Southbank Shuttle

The Southbank Shuttle Trolley travels the riverfront cities of Newport, Covington and downtown Cincinnati.TANK's Southbank Shuttle extends its hours to operate until 30 minutes after the end of a special event, such as Oktoberfest. When there is no special event requiring an extended schedule, the Southbank Shuttle's regular hours are from 10 am to 10 pm on Sunday, 6 am to 10 pm Monday through Thursday, 6 am to midnight on Friday; and 10 am to midnight on Saturday. View fare and schedule.

Cincinnati Red Bike

Red Bike is Cincinnati's shared bike system. There are 57 stations and 442 bikes located throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. View fares and bike rental info.

Uber & Lyft

Uber and Lyft ridesharing are both available in Cincinnati. Simply download the Uber or Lyft app and request a ride. Please be aware that rates may increase during special events like Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.