There are 8 ways to get from Nashville to Cincinnati by bus, car or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh 1156 / ...

$35 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Cincinnati, Oh 1504 / ...

$30 - $75

6 alternative options

Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky 1196 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh 1156 / ...

$39 - $93

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Cincinnati 277.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Covington  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Covington (CVG) BNA - CVG

$128 - $708

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Dayton (DAY) BNA - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$182 - $812

Fly to Lexington, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Lexington (LEX) BNA - LEX
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh

$228 - $926

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Columbus (CMH) BNA - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$174 - $751

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Cincinnati is to fly which costs $120 - $750 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Cincinnati, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Cincinnati is 241 miles. The road distance is 277.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Nashville to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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Nashville to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Cincinnati is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $750 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 240.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Nashville to Cincinnati via Louisville, KY, E Broadway @ S Brook, W Broadway @ 5th, and Louisville, Ky in around 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Nashville to Cincinnati 6 times a week.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 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 Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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