There are 8 ways to get from California to Kentucky by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly San Diego to Covington  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Covington (CVG) SAN - CVG

$234 - $364

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Covington  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Covington (CVG) LAX - CVG

$118 - $410

6 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Covington  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Covington (CVG) SFO - CVG

$118 - $660

Fly San Jose to Covington  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Covington (CVG) SJC - CVG

$166 - $656

Fly San Diego to Nashville, night bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Nashville (BNA) SAN - BNA
  2. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky

$203 - $544

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY

$307 - $861

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Terre Haute, In
  2. Take the bus from Terre Haute, IN to Bloomington, IN
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Louisville, KY

$221 - $544

Drive  •  32 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Louisville 2097.1 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from California to Kentucky is to fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from California to Kentucky is to fly which costs $230 - $370 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between California and Kentucky is 1853 miles. The road distance is 2097.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from California to Kentucky, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from California to Kentucky. However, there are services departing from Spring St and 1st St E and arriving at Louisville, KY via El Monte, Ca, Terre Haute, IN and Bloomington, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The best way to get from California to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2 - $3.

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California to Kentucky bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from California to Kentucky.
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  • Distance: 1852.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between California, USA and Kentucky, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Diego to Covington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Louisville via El Monte Station E, El Monte, Ca, Terre Haute, In, Terre Haute, IN, and Bloomington, IN in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $3,000
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Covington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $350
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Terre Haute, In
Ave. Duration
45 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $310
Flexible
$360 - $480
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Terre Haute, IN to Bloomington, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com

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