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Cincinnati-Lexington Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Cincinnati to Lexington bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.05
Fastest time1h 25m
Trips per day1
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cincinnati to Lexington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel this holiday season, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Cincinnati to Lexington?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $33.39 was the low point for bus fares from Cincinnati to Lexington. Buses from Lexington to Cincinnati are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $33.39 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets for the upcoming winter holidays is by booking as early as possible. You should book your bus at least 5 days in advance in order to save on winter travel. By doing so, you could save $17.92 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 29 minutes to cover the 73 miles (118 kilometers) from Cincinnati, OH to Lexington, KY. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 25 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Cincinnati to Lexington for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cincinnati?

There is usually only one bus per day from Cincinnati to Lexington. It leaves the station in Cincinnati at 12:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Cincinnati to Lexington. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Cincinnati to Lexington?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Cincinnati, Ohio to Lexington, Kentucky. However, each company only runs one bus per day. We've compiled their average prices and journey times for easy comparison:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11h 25m$37.49
Tornado Bus12h 30m$182.13

Where does the bus leave from in Cincinnati?

Cincinnati, Ohio has two bus stations with service to Lexington, Kentucky:

  • 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • Las Delicias

Where does the bus arrive in Lexington?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Lexington, Kentucky:

  • 477 W New Circle Rd NW
  • 1801 Alexandria Dr

Price trends for buses from Cincinnati to Lexington

Monthly average prices


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