Baltimore to Cincinnati Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $62
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 42min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 64 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 420 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$62 · 13h 50min · 77 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Cincinnati
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Flight
$275 · 5h 45min · 517 lb of CO2
BWI to LUK
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Baltimore to Cincinnati Flights

There are 2 airports — BWI, DCA — that make sense to fly out of from Baltimore and 2 airports — LUK, CVG — to access Cincinnati. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BWI.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Cincinnati from Baltimore, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$94 · 9h 46min · 107 lb of CO2
BAL to CIN
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Drive
$57 · 7h 19min · 83 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Cincinnati

Drive from Baltimore to Cincinnati

It's 420 miles between Baltimore to Cincinnati. On a typical day, it might take between 7h 19min and 7h 41min from Baltimore to Cincinnati under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 8h 3min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Cincinnati by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $56.

What is the best way to travel from Baltimore to Cincinnati?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Baltimore to Cincinnati. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Baltimore to Cincinnati?

On your trip from Baltimore to Cincinnati, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Baltimore to Cincinnati OH?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Baltimore to Cincinnati. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Cincinnati is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Baltimore/Cincinnati buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Baltimore is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Baltimore MD and Cincinnati during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Baltimore to Cincinnati? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Cincinnati traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Cincinnati is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Baltimore to Cincinnati?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Baltimore to Cincinnati is by bus. The bus costs $62 roughly and will take 13 hours 50 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Baltimore to Cincinnati?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Baltimore area and Cincinnati, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 9 hours 46 minutes. We recommend catching the train at BWI BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, which is about 9 miles from Baltimore. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Baltimore to Cincinnati by car?

The total distance between Baltimore and Cincinnati is 420 miles and will take you about 7 hours 19 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $57.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Baltimore to Cincinnati
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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