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There are 6 ways to get from Louisville to Olean by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Buffalo (BUF) SDF - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

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Bus  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Louisville to Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY

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Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) SDF - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Corning, NY to Olean, NY

Fly to State College, bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to State College (SCE) SDF - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino

Bus via Pittsburgh  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Louisville to Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Columbus to Pittsburgh
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
  4. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY

Drive  •  8h 59m

  1. Drive from Louisville to Olean 539.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Louisville to Olean is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Louisville to Olean is to fly and bus which takes 8h 2m and costs $170 - $550.

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No, there is no direct bus from Louisville to Olean. However, there are services departing from Louisville and arriving at Olean, NY via Cincinnati, OH and Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 40m.

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The distance between Louisville and Olean is 471 miles. The road distance is 539.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Louisville to Olean without a car is to bus which takes 15h 40m and costs $75 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Louisville to Olean, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Louisville Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Louisville to Olean bus services, operated by Coach Erie, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Louisville to Olean is 540 miles. It takes approximately 8h 59m to drive from Louisville to Olean.

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Map of how to get from Louisville to Olean.
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  • Distance: 471 miles
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Louisville, KY, USA and Olean, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Louisville to Olean via Cincinnati, OH and Buffalo, NY in around 15h 40m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Louisville to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Louisville to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Louisville to State College via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Louisville to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Louisville to State College via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $500
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $430
Flights from Louisville to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Louisville to Elmira/Corning via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $450
Flights from Louisville to Elmira/Corning via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $480
Flights from Louisville to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $420
Flights from Louisville to State College via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Louisville to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Louisville to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Louisville to State College via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Louisville to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Bus operators
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Corning, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Senior 65+
$29 - $55
Youth 2-16
$30 - $55
Adult
$30 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Senior 65+
$20 - $40
Youth 2-16
$21 - $40
Adult
$23 - $40
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$24 - $45
Youth 2-16
$25 - $45
Adult
$27 - $50
Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Senior 65+
$23 - $45
Youth 2-16
$24 - $45
Adult
$26 - $50
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 Louisville to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Louisville to Columbus
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Columbus to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Louisville Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Louisville to Louisville Airport is to line 02 bus which takes 27 min and costs $1 - $3.

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