Columbus, OH

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campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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Columbus, OH

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Zipcar Ford Focus
  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
  • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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drive

Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Columbus, OH?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

All students 18+ are welcome, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm not a student or faculty member, but I still want to use Zipcar. 

what's included

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miles

Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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gas

Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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insurance

If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

There's a lot to do around Columbus, OH. Here are just a few ideas.

  • J Avenue


    This is literally one of my favorite places in Central Columbus. You get a little taste of Japanese culture, when you walk into this beautiful little gift...more
  • The Candle Lab


    Very neat experience! It's so cool to be able to make a candle just for you... or as an intimate little gift for someone close! When you first walk in,...more
  • Hausfrau Haven


    I was a little concerned moving from Northern California, only a short drive to Napa and Sonoma, that I wasn't going to have the options for libations to...more
  • Rivers Edge Cutlery


    I run a very small part time mobile knife sharpening operation around Clintonville (Blades of Glory). I do a few commercial customers and some...more
  • Short North Tattoo


    Just got home from getting my 11th tattoo by Scott Sims at Short North Tattoo. This guy is great. His passion for the traditional tattoo is what got me...more

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  • Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park


    Very nice park. The scenery reminds me of the Amish countryside of eastern and southern Ohio. So much green - outstanding! Rolling lands, none of that...more
  • The Topiary Park


    After a lil free Sunday trip to the Columbus Art Museum, we walked a couple of blocks over to Topiary Park. What the heck! Walking around Topiary Park I...more
  • The Golf Depot


    Great place, after the Yelp! event, I too came back here a few days later with a good friend. I can't really complain about anything here, except for one...more
  • The Athletic Club of Columbus


    We were in town visiting family who are members, and they took about 30 of us here on a Saturday afternoon to hang out at the bowling alley. It was so much...more
  • Blendon Woods Metro Park


    You guys, did you know that this place was here? WHY YOU DIDN'T TELL ME? SO MUCH HIKING AND NATURE. The nature center is great, and we've seen wild turkeys...more

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  • Gallo's Kitchen & Bar


    Ah! This place, where to begin?! The food is always, always consistently amazing and prepared exceptionally. Service is pretty attentive and friendly...more
  • Harvest Pizzeria


    Ah. Harvest Pizzeria. There's a reason this place has won numerous awards, and is busy almost every night of the week: it's good. Not just good, but great....more
  • Lavash Cafe


    Lavash recently catered a wedding I attended and my review is purely on the food since I have not been to the actual establishment. That being said, their...more
  • Harvest Bar + Kitchen


    So I may be biased because we live within walking distance but we really LOVE Harvest! Their pizza is some of my favorite in town, the crust is the perfect...more
  • South Of Lane


    This place is really cute, in an "Upper Arlington vintage" kind of way. The decor feels more like something out of Crate & Barrel than actual vintage, but...more

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