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There are 3 ways to get from Cincinnati to Louisville by bus or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY Lexington

$36 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$24 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Louisville 102.5 miles

$10 - $15

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

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

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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 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Louisville is 91 miles. The road distance is 102.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Louisville without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $35 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Cincinnati to Louisville, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Louisville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cincinnati, Oh station.

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Cincinnati to Louisville bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Louisville is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Cincinnati to Louisville.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Louisville. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 90.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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 3 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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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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