There are 4 ways to get from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park by bus, car or car ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  4 h 57 min

$39 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. 66X

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus, drive, car ferry via Cincinnati, Oh  •  6 h 23 min

$44 - $102

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. 92.2 miles

$9 - $13

What companies run services between Louisville, KY, USA and Mammoth Cave National Park, KY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park. However, you can take the bus to Nashville, Tn, take the bus to Bowling Green, Ky, take the drive to Mammoth Cave, take the car ferry to Mammoth Cave, then take the drive to Mammoth Cave National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cincinnati, Oh, take the bus to Bowling Green, Ky, take the drive to Mammoth Cave, take the car ferry to Mammoth Cave, then take the drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Ferry operators
National Parks Shuttle Bus
Website
nps.gov
Car ferry from Mammoth Cave to Mammoth Cave
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
nps.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Louisville and Mammoth Cave National Park is 122 km. The road distance is 147 km.

The cheapest way to get from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $9 - $13.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park, including transfers.