Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport(CVG) is a public international airport in Hebron, Kentucky. It offers non-stop service to 63 destinations on 180-190 peak daily departures. This airport is the fastest-growing cargo airport in North America.
Which airport transfer are you looking for? CVG Airport offers you various transportation options, such as Rental Cars, Van/Car/Limo Service, Taxicab Service, Rideshare services, and Public Transportation(TANK).
We’ve outlined the best transportation options, take a look and choose the most suitable ride for you.
If you want to have a safe and comfortable ride, there are many rental companies servicing CVG airport. You can find their contact information in the table below:
You can catch a shuttle from Bag Claim to rental lots. And don’t worry, they run every 5 – 10 minutes(Door 10), so you won’t have to wait too long whenever you come.
Cincinnati Airport has its own service - Executive Transportation that provides service to hotels, tourist attractions, or any other location. They own sedans, SUV’s, Airport Shuttles, Motor Coaches, Vans, and handicap accessible vehicles. So, it doesn’t matter if you’re going with 2 or 22 friends, you’ll be able to find an appropriate ride.
About the Airport Shuttle:
They have a capacity for up to 7 people and offer a shared hotel ride service.
If you want to book a ride, visit their CVG Service Desk located in Baggage Claim. Their rates are: $26 to Downtown or Covington, $40 round-trip, and $29 to Hilton Netherland Plaza.
For rates to other locations, call(859) 261-8841 or(800) 990-8841, or visit their website.
Cincinnati Airport Shuttle service is also available throughSuperShuttleCompany. It’s serving CVG Airport and the surrounding area. Book your ride online or through their app and choose from a variety of rides including sedans, black cars, town cars, and SUV’s.
If you’re interested in this kind of transportation, then you probably want to know more about the rates. So, we’ve singled out one company and its estimated fares.
Casual Corporate Transportation offers the following rates:
Rate per mile
If your destination is Fountain Square, for example, the estimated fare is $76.91(for approximately 20-minute drive).
There is also Campus Services Center(Miami University) that offers Airport Shuttles to Cincinnati airport for Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks(only). CVG Airport pickup is at the TANK bus stop on the east end of the airport terminal. Current pricing for Cincinnati Airport Shuttle tickets is $30.00 each way.
Hotels near Cincinnati Airport with free Airport Shuttle
Due to its convenient location, CVG Airport is close to a large number of hotels that offer a free shuttle service for easy transportation to/from Cincinnati Airport. We’ve made a list of those places and their contact information, so take a look at the following table!
The most common way for travelers arriving CVG Airport who need a ride is to grab a taxicab. If you want to do the same, you should proceed to Bag Claim Door 5 and find Cincinnati Airport Taxi. A taxi ride between CVG Airport and Downtown Cincinnati should take between 20 and 30 minutes, and the average rate is $34.
Service is available 24 hours a day, so feel free to call(859) 767-3260 if you need more information.
There are many other Taxi services in the Cincinnati region, and you can find their phone numbers in the following table:
If you need a ride that’s more affordable but still safe and convenient, you should consider ridesharing. There are two rideshare companies that are authorized to operate at Cincinnati Airport: Uber and Lyft.
In the tables below, you can see the prices for Uber/Lyft if you’re going from CVG Airport to Covington(approximately 30-minute drive):
If none of the options above suits your possibilities, you should consider using public transport. Cincinnati has a great public transportation system, so it will be inexpensive and easy to use.
The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky(TANK) offers routes throughout the communities of Northern Kentucky. At the airport, it departs from the east end of Bag Claim and goes to Downtown and Covington(from 5 AM to midnight). For more information, call(859) 331-8265.
Transfers cost $0.25. You can use them within one hour of issuing and on any bus except on the Southbank Shuttle.
Transfers from TANK to Metro cost $0.85(Zone 1).
Transfers from Metro to TANK cost $1.00.
Transfers between TANK and Clermont Transit Connection cost $0.75.
Cincinnati Metrois another fixed route bus service, and it operates from 4 AM to 1:30 AM every day. If you want to explore the Uptown, North, East and West parts of the region, Metro is a great option for you.
Ride Metro's Rt.1 if you want to see Cincinnati's many cultural centers(including the Art Museum, Cincinnati City Hall, Downtown, Duke Energy Convention Center, Museum Center, Music Hall) for only $1.75 each way.
Since it operates between designated Zones, the fare is determined by the Zone you're riding in.
Hamilton County, outside City limits, plus Rt. 23X(Zone 2)
Butler County(Zone 4)
Clermont County(Rts. 28, 29X, 82X)
Warren County(Zone 5, Rts. 71X, 71)
Children under 35 inches ride free. There are also reduced fares for children between 35-45 inches, people with disabilities, people with Medicare cars or older than 65, and for students of Cincinnati State College.
A transfer costs $0.50 cents.
You can buy day passes as well, which are great for visitors. You can get unlimited rides until 3 AM next day on both the Metro bus & Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar for $4.50(Zone 1) and $6.30(Zone 2).
Cincinnati Bell Connectoris a modern streetcar system. It provides you with a unique way to see all of the happenings in downtown Cincinnati.
Running up to 18 hours a day, it operates on a 3.6-mile loop from The Banks to the brewery district in Over-the-Rhine.
Tickets are $1 for 2 hours or $2 for an all-day pass. You can purchase tickets via the Cincy EZ Ride app or from vending machines at their stations.