There are 7 ways to get from Suffolk to Louisville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Louisville  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Louisville (SDF) ORF - SDF

$304 - $1,190

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA to 59 Canal Street, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Louisville, KY

$153 - $172

5 alternative options

Fly to Lexington, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Lexington (LEX) ORF - LEX
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY

$351 - $1,350

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky

$159 - $318

Bus, train  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$183 - $406

Train, bus  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$249 - $570

Drive  •  11 h

  1. Drive from Suffolk to Louisville 649.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Suffolk to Louisville is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Suffolk to Louisville is to fly which costs $300 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Suffolk and Louisville is 517 miles. The road distance is 649.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Louisville without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 18 min and costs $150 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Suffolk to Louisville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Louisville is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $300 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $180 and takes 22 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Norfolk Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suffolk to Louisville is 649 miles. It takes approximately 11 h to drive from Suffolk to Louisville.

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

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There are 191+ hotels available in Louisville. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Suffolk to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 516.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Suffolk, VA, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Suffolk to Louisville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Suffolk to Louisville via Starmount & Jolliff, Olney & Norfolk General, Military Circle Mall, Norfolk, VA, 59 Canal Street, NY, New York City, NY, Louisville, KY, and Newburg @ Bishop in around 22 h 18 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Norfolk to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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 Charlottesville Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $550
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Norfolk, VA to 59 Canal Street, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
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 Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
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 Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Norfolk Airport is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $70 - $90.

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