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There are 6 ways to get from Baltimore to Louisville by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Baltimore  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Louisville (SDF) BWI - SDF

$133 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore to New York, NY Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Louisville, KY

$92 - $97

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Louisville (SDF) DCA - SDF

$195 - $575

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Louisville (SDF) IAD - SDF

$221 - $572

Train, bus  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$118 - $320

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Louisville 611.8 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Louisville is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Louisville is to fly which costs $130 - $380 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Louisville. However, there are services departing from PRATT ST & LIGHT ST eb and arriving at Muhammad Ali @ 8th via Baltimore, New York, NY and Newburg @ Bishop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 7 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Louisville is 501 miles. The road distance is 611.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Louisville without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 7 min and costs $91 - $97.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Baltimore to Louisville, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Louisville bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Baltimore station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Louisville is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $130 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $91 - $97 and takes 20 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Louisville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Baltimore to Louisville bus services, operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 500.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Baltimore to Louisville every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Louisville via ODONNELL ST CUTOFF & TRAVEL CENTER fs eb, Baltimore, New York, NY, Louisville, KY, and Newburg @ Bishop in around 20 h 7 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Baltimore to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Baltimore to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Book at
gotobus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Louisville is 612 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Baltimore to Louisville.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Louisville Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Louisville. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs $2.

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