There are 9 ways to get from Nashville to Lexington by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. 0360

$67 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus Amtrak  •  11 h 26 min

  1. 8255
  2. 0364

$23 - $29

7 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 31 min

  1. 1196 / ...
  2. 0360

$72 - $117

Bus Greyhound USA #2  •  10 h 26 min

  1. 1196 / ...
  2. 0364

$45 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. 217.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Lexington  •  7 h 17 min

  1. BNA - LEX

$168 - $858

Fly to Covington, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. BNA - CVG

$170 - $778

Fly to Louisville, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. BNA - SDF

$217 - $926

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. BNA - CMH

$215 - $819

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Nashville to Lexington via Louisville, KY, 8th @ Jefferson, Liberty @ Clay, Louisville, KY, and Lexington, KY in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Nashville to Lexington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nashville and Lexington is 288 km. The road distance is 348 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Lexington is to bus which costs $22 - $29 and takes 11 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Nashville to Lexington is to drive which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $21 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Lexington. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Centre Parkway @ 1349 via Louisville, KY, Walmart @ Northpark, Stanton Way @ Shell Service Station and Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Nashville to Lexington, including transfers.