United Airlines Is Offering College Football Fans Flights To Away Games

College football fans are some of the most loyal fans in sports.

For instance, consider this: According to research conducted by United Airlines, more than 80 percent of “avid” college football fans say they are likely to fly to see a game this season. And to make it easier for fans to watch their teams play in away games, United has announced it’s adding 120 new flights to its schedule.

They’ll allow fans of national powerhouses, such as Alabama, Iowa, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Oklahoma, to more easily attend more than 45 away games this year.

“College football fans love following their team on the road and this year we’re making it easier than ever,” Michael Weeks, managing director of domestic schedule development and publication at United, said in a statement. “We’re flying nonstop to some of the most historic football towns in the country, including South Bend, Columbus, and Baton Rouge, and also significantly expanding our service on the west coast to help more PAC 12 fans travel to cheer on their teams .”

Here are some of the key college football games United is adding flights around:

University Of Alabama @ University Of Texas At Austin

September 10

United will add two direct round-trip flights between Birmingham, Alabama, and Austin, Texas, to its schedule for the Alabama Crimson Tide vs. the Texas Longhorns game. The flights will depart from Birmingham on September 9 and return on September 11.

Washington State University @ University Of Wisconsin–Madison

September 10

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Spokane, Washington, and Madison, Wisconsin, to its schedule for the Washington State Cougars vs. Wisconsin Badgers game. The flight will depart from Spokane on September 9 and return on September 11.

University Of Oklahoma @ University Of Nebraska–Lincoln

September 17

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Lincoln, Nebraska, to its schedule for the Oklahoma Sooners vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers game. The flight will depart from Oklahoma City on September 16 and return on September 18.

Stanford University @ University Of Washington

September 24

United will add one direct round-trip flight between San Jose, California, and Seattle, Washington, to its schedule for the Stanford Cardinal vs. Washington Huskies game. The flight will depart from San Jose on September 23 and return on September 25.

University Of Wisconsin–Madison @ The Ohio State University

September 24

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Madison, Wisconsin, and Columbus, Ohio, to its schedule for the Wisconsin Badgers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes game. The flight will depart from Madison on September 22 and return on September 25.

University Of Tennessee @ Louisiana State University

October 8

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Knoxville, Tennessee, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to its schedule for the Tennessee Volunteers vs. LSU Tigers game. The flight will depart from Knoxville on October 7 and return on October 9.

Penn State University @ University Of Michigan

October 15

United will add one direct round-trip flight between State College, Pennsylvania, and Detroit, Michigan, to its schedule for the Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Michigan Wolverines game. The flight will depart from State College on October 14 and return on October 16.

University Of Iowa @ The Ohio State University

October 22

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Columbus, Ohio, to its schedule for the Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Ohio State Buckeyes game. The flight will depart from Cedar Rapids on October 21 and return on October 23.

University Of Alabama @ Louisiana State University

November 5

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Birmingham and Baton Rouge to its schedule for the Alabama Crimson Tide vs. LSU Tigers game game. The flight will depart from Birmingham on November 4 and return on November 6.

Clemson University @ University Of Notre Dame

November 5

United will add one direct round-trip flight between Greenville, South Carolina, and South Bend, Indiana, to its schedule for the Clemson Tigers vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish game. The flight will depart from Greenville on November 4 and return on November 6.

University Of Notre Dame @ University Of Southern California

November 26

United will add one direct round-trip flight between South Bend and Los Angeles to its schedule for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans game. The flight will depart from South Bend on November 25 and return on November 27.

Tickets for flights are on sale now. You can see the full list here and book reservations here.

If you’re thinking of attending a college football game on the road and then continuing your trip from there, be sure to visit our fall travel content, including:

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