There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Lexington by bus or car

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Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Cincinnati, OH 0001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$51 - $109

2 alternative options

Bus via Columbus, OH  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$64 - $128

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Lexington 207.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Lexington is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Lexington is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Athens and Lexington is 159 miles. The road distance is 207.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Athens to Lexington, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Athens, OH, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to Lexington via Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 5 h 29 min.

Bus operators
Lakefront Lines
Website
webstore.lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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