There are 9 ways to get from Virginia to Kentucky by plane, subway, 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

Fly Reagan Washington to Covington  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Covington (CVG) DCA - CVG

$134 - $424

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 57 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

$104 - $252

7 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Louisville  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Louisville (SDF) DCA - SDF

$133 - $415

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Covington  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Covington (CVG) IAD - CVG

$140 - $1,211

Fly Reagan Washington to Lexington, line 3 bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lexington (LEX) DCA - LEX
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349

$144 - $554

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  21 h 22 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

$113 - $125

Bus, train  •  25 h 6 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 Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY

$128 - $340

Train, bus  •  28 h 15 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 Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY

$196 - $507

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to Louisville 674.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Virginia to Kentucky is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Virginia to Kentucky is to fly which costs $130 - $430 and takes 3 h 38 min.

More details

The distance between Virginia and Kentucky is 369 miles. The road distance is 674.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Virginia to Kentucky, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Virginia to Kentucky. However, there are services departing from Arctic & 19Th and arriving at Muhammad Ali @ 8th via Norfolk, VA, New York City, NY and Newburg @ Bishop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Virginia, USA and Kentucky, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Alexandria to Covington every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Virginia Beach to Louisville via Glenrock & Virginia Beach, Norfolk, VA, 59 Canal Street, NY, New York City, NY, Louisville, KY, and Newburg @ Bishop in around 21 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
3 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
3 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
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
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

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