Cincinnati, OH Airport Information
Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
Approximate taxi fare: $40.77 USD
Located 13 miles south of downtown Cincinnati in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) offers approximately 180 daily departures to 53 nonstop cities, including nonstop service to Paris and Toronto. Carriers currently serving passengers at CVG include Air Canada, American, Delta, United and US Airways. As of 2012, all airlines are consolidated into one Main Terminal, following a renovation that included an improved ticketing area and a renovated Concourse A. With the exception of Delta, which is accessed through Concourse B, all airlines are found at Concourse A.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all ticketing and baggage claim areas, as well as at all gates. For even faster access and VPN connectivity, visitors can check out CVG's Premium Wi-Fi service.
Parking is available in the Terminal Garage and the ValuPark Long-Term Lot, as well as through Curbside Valet Service. The 6,000-space Terminal Garage has a maximum fare of $15 per day ($22 per day for curbside valet), and the ValuPark lot has a maximum fee of $8 per day.
Airline carriers serving Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport
- Air Canada
- American Airlines
- US Airways
- United Airlines
Cincinnati, OH Train Information
Cincinnati's Amtrak office is located at Union Terminal/Cincinnati Museum Center one mile south of downtown and services two lines. The Cardinal Line provides service between Chicago to the west and Washington,DC and New York City to the east. The Hoosier State Line provides daily service between Cincinnati and Indianapolis. All trains arrive before public transportation is available, so arriving passengers may need to call a taxi to arrive at or leave the station.
Cincinnati, OH Public Transportation
Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Bus Line
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority operates the bus system in the city. An environmentally friendly option, nearly 300 of greater Cincinnati's public buses operate on biodiesel, an alternative fuel made from fats or oils, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. SORTA provides public bus service daily from the airport to downtown from 5 AM to midnight outside of the Terminal 3 baggage claim area. The fare is $1.25. The newly-renovated Government Square on Walnut Street is the main downtown bus hub for Metro buses. Within Cincinnati, the bus fare is $1.
Cincinnati guests and residents board the Southbank Shuttle bus to travel to Northern Kentucky dining and entertainment areas such as Newport On the Levee, a multi-venue complex that houses retail, dining and entertainment venues; Hofbrauhaus Newport; the Newport Aquarium; and MainStrasse Village. A few stops are made in the downtown Cincinnati area as well.
Southbank Shuttle service runs Monday through Thursday every 15 to 20 minutes from 6 AM to 10 PM, Friday from 6 AM to midnight and Saturday from 10 AM to midnight. Fare is $1.25 per person.
Airport Executive Shuttle
Airport Executive Shuttle provides transportation to hotels and attractions in the greater Cincinnati area and other locations throughout the region. The fare to downtown Cincinnati is $15. The service is available at shuttle desks in the baggage claim area. For more information: 800-990-8841
Eight major airport rental car companies, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty, are accessible via a short shuttle ride from the terminals. Courtesy phones for making rental arrangements are located near airport exits in baggage claim areas.
For taxi service, guests can visit the taxi desk in the Terminal 3 baggage claim area or use the courtesy phone in the Terminal 2 baggage claim area. The taxi fare to downtown Cincinnati is $27.