The closest major airport is Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, located in Covington, KY, at a distance of 14 miles from the city center of Cincinnati, OH.
The city is served by SORTA (Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority), through the Metro city passenger bus system, and by TANK (Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky), which serves Northern Kentucky and operates bus links in Cincinnati at Metro’s main Government Square hub.
Both SORTA and TANK require passengers to submit the exact fare (no change is given), but operate a different fare rate system: the Metro fares range between $1.50 and $3.75, depending on the zone, Zone 1 being inside the City of Cincinnati, Zone 2 being outside the city and Zone 3 being outside the city and Hamilton County, while the Tank buses charge passengers as follows: 50¢ for seniors, 75¢ for students, $1.25 for adults and for the Southbank Shuttle, which connects downtown Cincinnati with Newport, KY.
The rail service in the Cincinnati region is offered by Amtrak, with ticket offices and boarding stations at Cincinnati Union Terminal, the largest freight railroad service being CSX Transportation, which operates a railroad yard west of I-75.
Major Highways and Roads
The major highways and roads in Cincinnati include: I-75, which is a north/south route through Mill Creek Valley, I-71, which runs northeast, towards Walnut Hills and Mount Adams, and I-74, which begins at I-75, west of downtown, and connects the city to Indiana, including US 22, 25, 27, 42, 50, 52 127, and 275, which is the longest circle highway in the country.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport: Head east on Lincoln Road, toward Terminal Drive (Lincoln Road turns slightly left and becomes Terminal Drive), and merge onto I-275 E, via the ramp to I-71/I-75/Cincinnati/Lexington/Louisville. Take exit 74B on the left to merge onto I-471 N, toward Newport/Cincinnati and enter Ohio. Take exit 7 for Liberty Street and turn right at Reading Road. Take the 1st right onto Elsinore Pl., and turn right at Gilbert Avenue. UC will be on the left.