There are 2 ways to get from Cincinnati to Louisville by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY 0361

$36 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Louisville 102.5 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Louisville via Lexington, Ky and Lexington, KY in around 4 h 5 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cincinnati and Louisville is 145 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Louisville is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Louisville is to drive which takes 1 h 44 min and costs $10 - $15.

No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Louisville. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Louisville, KY via Lexington, KY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Cincinnati to Louisville, including transfers.