There are 8 ways to get from Virginia to Kentucky by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Lexington  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lexington (LEX) DCA - LEX

$172 - $592

Cheapest option

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  23 h

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

$103 - $115

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Fly Reagan Washington to Covington  •  3 h 38 min

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

$134 - $424

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 17 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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 45 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

Train, bus  •  26 h 31 min

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

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to Louisville 674.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

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, NY and Newburg @ Bishop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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

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The best way to get from Virginia to Kentucky without a car is to bus which takes 23 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Virginia to Kentucky, including transfers.

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Virginia to Kentucky bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Norfolk, Va station.

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The best way to get from Virginia to Kentucky is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 33 min.

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Virginia to Kentucky bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Louisville, Ky station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Virginia to Kentucky is 674 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to drive from Virginia to Kentucky.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Lexington Airport.

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  • Distance: 369.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Alexandria to Lexington 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Virginia Beach to Louisville via Glenrock & Virginia Beach, Norfolk, VA, 59 Canal Street, NY, New York, NY, Louisville, KY, and Newburg @ Bishop in around 23 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 10 min
When
Sunday
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 Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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
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
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.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 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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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