Transportation

Illustrated road

A variety of local and long-distance transportation services have stops near the Union. Visit each service's website for complete details.

Greyhound

Greyhound has a bus stop at the K-State Parking Garage at 706 N. 17th St. Tickets are not sold at this stop and should be purchased online at greyhound.com. The westbound bus leaves at 11:55 am daily and the eastbound bus leaves at 3:45 p.m. daily.

ATA

ATA bus in roundabout

Kansas State University partners with the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (ATA) to provide free public transportation across the Manhattan campus to students, faculty and staff. Current bus routes are detailed here. The Park 'n' Ride ATA Bus Route and Union Express Route stop at the Union. View the schedule and route details here. K-State faculty, staff and students can ride all campus and Manhattan fixed routes for free with their K-State ID.

Safe Ride

The SafeRide Program, operated by Lyft, provides all students on the Manhattan campus free or discounted late-night rides within the city limits during the eligible windows utilizing the Lyft app. SafeRide is available from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., Thursday through Saturday night, on weekends when school is in session. Find more information on the program here. Email SafeRide@ksu.edu with any questions, feedback, or concerns about the program in general or a ride you experienced. 

LINK e-scooters

e-scooters parked between Union and parking garage
There are LINK e-scooter parking stations outside the Union's south and north entrances. To ride (must be 18 or older), download the “LINK - Scooter Sharing” mobile app. It costs $1 to unlock an e-scooter and 25 cents per minute to ride. Find more information on the e-scooter program here. Remember to park in designation locations and follow these tips for a safe e-scooter ride:

  • Wear a helmet
  • One rider per e-scooter
  • Ride in a bike lane when available
  • No riding on sidewalks in Aggieville and Downtown
  • Always be aware of pedestrians and cars
  • Park mindfully

How to Get Here

Find us on Google Maps. The Union is located at 918 N. 17th Street.

From eastbound I-70, take exit 303 to K-18 E. Continue on K-18/Fort Riley Blvd. Turn left on 17th Street, continue and the Union will be on the right.

From westbound I-70, take exit 313 to KS-117 N. Use the right lane to take the KS-177/Fort Riley Blvd. ramp to KS-18/Tuttle Creek Blvd and turn right. Turn right on 17th Street, continue and the Union will be on the right.