There are 4 ways to get from West Virginia to Lexington by bus, car, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, Wv to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$81 - $163

3 alternative options

Bus via Cincinnati, OH  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, Wv to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$81 - $151

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Lexington 178.1 miles

$17 - $26

Train, fly  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center to Rockville Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lexington (LEX) DCA - LEX

$172 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from West Virginia to Lexington is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Virginia to Lexington is to drive which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The distance between West Virginia and Lexington is 322 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from West Virginia to Lexington, including transfers.

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What companies run services between West Virginia, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Charleston to Lexington via Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charleston, Wv to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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

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