There are 5 ways to get from South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park by car, plane, night bus, car ferry, bus, taxi or train

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

Drive, fly to Nashville, night bus, car ferry  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Raleigh/Durham
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Nashville (BNA) RDU - BNA
  3. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  4. Drive from Bowling Green, Ky to Mammoth Cave
  5. Take the car ferry from Mammoth Cave to Mammoth Cave

$161 - $367

Cheapest option

Drive, bus, car ferry  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Lynchburg, Va
  2. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  4. Drive from Bowling Green, Ky to Mammoth Cave
  5. Take the car ferry from Mammoth Cave to Mammoth Cave

$72 - $175

3 alternative options

Drive, fly to Covington, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Raleigh/Durham
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Covington (CVG) RDU - CVG
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Bowling Green, Ky
  4. Drive from Bowling Green, Ky to Mammoth Cave
  5. Take the car ferry from Mammoth Cave to Mammoth Cave

$198 - $360

Taxi, train, bus, drive, car ferry  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Boston to Danville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Danville Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  5. Drive from Bowling Green, Ky to Mammoth Cave
  6. Take the car ferry from Mammoth Cave to Mammoth Cave

$197 - $421

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park 594.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Boston and Mammoth Cave National Park is 403 miles. The road distance is 594.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Mammoth Cave National Park is 1 h behind South Boston. It is currently 8:18 AM in South Boston and 7:18 AM in Mammoth Cave National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park is 595 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to drive from South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Nashville Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Mammoth Cave National Park. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park.
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  • Distance: 402.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between South Boston, VA, USA and Mammoth Cave National Park, KY, USA?

There is no direct connection from South Boston to Mammoth Cave National Park. However, you can take the drive to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Nashville, take the walk to Nashville International Airport, take the line 18 bus to Music City Central 4Th - Bay 13, take the walk to Temporary Bay 9, take the bus to Broadway Ave & 9Th Ave S Wb, take the walk to Nashville, Tn, take the night 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 drive to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Covington, take the walk to CVG Airport Terminal 3 - Out, take the bus to Main at 5th Covington - Out, take the walk to Fourth at Russell - In, take the line 25 bus to E 5th at Main Cincinnati - Out, take the walk 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.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Danville Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$350 - $480
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
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
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
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Other operators
Taxi from South Boston to Danville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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