How to Reach Lexington - The Easiest Way to Reach Lexington


  • By air: Blue Grass Airport has flights every hour to Lexington and is near to the Downtown too. Louisville and Cincinnati/Nothern Kentucky are larger airports that are just 1.5 hours away from Lexington.
  • By train: the nearest train service is Amtrak’s Cardinal with stations in Maysville and in Cincinnati Ohio.
  • By car: Usually the preferred routes are the two major interstates that are around the northern and eastern borders of the city. I-64 and I-75, first one runs from east to west connecting Louisville and the latter runs from north to south connecting with Cincinnati.
  • By bus: Ten minutes away from the Downtown is the Greyhound station on New Circle road in the northern part of the city.


  • By bus: Every 35 minutes the Lextran provides bus service from the downtown transit centre to many parts of the city including the airport. The buses do not run after 11:00 p.m. and before 5:00a.m. The fare is just 1$ making it very affordable.
  • On foot or bicycle: The Downtown area is very compact thus moving around on foot or bicycle is the best option.
  • By Taxi: Taxi services are also available for the public. In case you don’t have taxi service apps, book a taxi in advance as it is not available easily in Downtown. There is wheel-and-spokes pattern that the roads of Lexington form. The New Circle road forms a circle around the inner city and arterial roads radiate from downtown.

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Modes of Transportation in Lexington

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Lexington. The most preferred mode of transport in Lexington is Car.

Average distance: 17.46 km Average time: 23.33 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 23.33 min Overall average time for 17.46 kms 23.33 min

How to Reach Lexington from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Nicholasville to Lexington 15.28 km 15 mins
Richmond to Lexington 16.66 km 16 mins
Berea to Lexington 16.88 km 16 mins
Florence to Lexington 22.96 km 22 mins
Stanford to Lexington 25.09 km 25 mins
Jackson to Lexington 45.39 km 45 mins
Atlanta to Lexington 47.04 km 47 mins
La grange to Lexington 104.44 km 1 hour 44 mins
Lewis center to Lexington 160.99 km 2 hours 40 mins
Canal winchester to Lexington 182.3 km 3 hours 2 mins
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