Getting to the Cincy Region

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky are closer than you think. Find out how to get here by car, bus, train, or air.

By car

Cincy is less than a half-day car ride from 60% of the U.S. population. Interstates I-75, I-71, and I-74 link Cincinnati USA to the rest of the country. Major cities within a 2-hour drive include Columbus, Indianapolis, Louisville, and Lexington.

By air

The Cincy Region has more flights into and out of the area than any other city within a two-hour radius. Cincy is within 500 miles or a one-hour flight of 60% of the U.S. population.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) averages 150 daily departures with nonstop service to over 50 domestic and international destinations. For eight of the last ten years, CVG has achieved the distinctive global honor of the Skytrax World Airport Award for the Best Regional Airport in North America. 

Lunken Airport (LUK)

Located three miles southeast of Downtown Cincinnati, Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport is a public airport owned by the city of Cincinnati. The airport serves private aircraft and the fleets of local corporations.

Drive times to regional airports 

Cincinnati/N. Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

15 min. from downtown

Lunken Airport (LUK)

10 min. from downtown

Dayton, Ohio (DAY)

1 hour

Lexington, KY (LEX)

1 hour, 30 minutes

Louisville, KY (SDF)

1 hour, 40 minutes

Columbus, OH (CMH)

1 hour, 50 minutes

Indianapolis, IN (IND)

1 hour, 50 minutes

By bus

Greyhound Bus

Greyhound offers the largest intercity bus service. The Cincinnati Greyhound station is located 20 minutes north of downtown Cincinnati. Greyhound buses have recently been upgraded and include free Wi-Fi, personal power outlets, extra legroom, on-board restrooms, and more.

By train

Amtrak’s Cardinal Line stops in Cincinnati as it travels between New York and Chicago three days a week. Amtrak offers Coach and Business Class seating or Viewliner bedroom accommodations. The Amtrak is located inside Union Terminal on the western edge of the downtown Cincinnati area.