There are 4 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$30 - $57

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY Chicago

$48 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby 242.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Louisville (SDF) FWA - SDF

$259 - $1,248

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at entrance of Easter Seals / ARC and arriving at S 3rd opp Ekstrom Library via Fort Wayne, IN, Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis and S 1st @ W Broadway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Kentucky Derby is 206 miles. The road distance is 242.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby is to bus which takes 8 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 13 min and has one stopover.

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Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Louisville Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby.
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  • Distance: 206.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Kentucky Derby, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby via Central Station, Fort Wayne, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis, Louisville, KY, S 1st @ W Broadway, and S 3rd opp Ekstrom Library in around 8 h 53 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Kentucky Derby hourly.

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Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
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There are 189+ hotels available in Kentucky Derby. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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