There are 11 ways to get from Philadelphia to Lexington by tram, plane, bus, train or car

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

Line 36 tram to Philadelphia, fly to Lexington, line 3 bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Lexington (LEX) PHL - LEX
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349

$201 - $812

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY

$110 - $117

9 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Lexington  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lexington (LEX) EWR - LEX

$218 - $915

Fly Philadelphia to Covington, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Covington (CVG) PHL - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$153 - $932

Fly Philadelphia to Dayton, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$226 - $1,434

Fly Philadelphia to Louisville, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Louisville (SDF) PHL - SDF
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY

$238 - $724

Train to Baltimore, fly to Covington, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Covington (CVG) BWI - CVG
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$227 - $1,094

Train to Newark, fly to Covington, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Covington (CVG) EWR - CVG
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$170 - $885

Train, bus via Pittsburgh Amtrak  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$139 - $314

Train, bus Spring Tour Bus  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Lexington, KY

$161 - $286

Drive  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Lexington 642.4 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Lexington is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Lexington is to line 36 tram and fly and line 3 bus which costs $200 - $850 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Lexington is 521 miles. The road distance is 642.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Philadelphia to Lexington, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 521.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Lexington via New York, New York, NY, and Lexington, KY in around 16 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Covington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
LexTran
Website
lextran.com
Bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lextran.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com

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