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Getting In and Around Lexington

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Lexington is located at the crossroads of I-75 and I-64 in Fayette County. About 75% of the US population is within a day’s drive of Lexington. The city is accessible by air, train, car and bus. Also, it is easy to get around the city. LexTran provides the public bus service in the city, and the downtown is served by the free Colt Trolley system. To explore the city, van tours are also available. Read on to know about the ways of getting in and around Lexington, KY-

Getting to Lexington

Getting to Lexington by Plane

Lexington is served by the Blue Grass Airport (LEX)
Image by Rick Audet via Wikimedia Commons

Lexington is served by the Blue Grass Airport (LEX), approx 10 minutes drive from downtown. All the major airlines fly to this airport.  The major airlines serving this airport are US Airways, Allegiant Air, United Express, American Eagle, and Delta Air Lines. Many car rental companies operate at the airport, so it is easy to get to the city. 

Bluegrass Airport
Address: 4000 Terminal Drive, Lexington, KY 40510, United States
Phone: (859) 425-3114 

Getting to Lexington by Train

Amtrak train serves Lexington. The train service in Lexington is Amtrak’s Cardinal. The nearest station is Maysville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Getting to Lexington by Car

Lexington is served by Interstate-64 from Louisville (west) and Charleston, West Virginia (east), and Interstate-75 from Knoxville (south) and Cincinnati (north).  It is also served by U.S. Highways 68, 60, 27 and 25. Get to Lexington through these major interstates.  

Getting to Lexington by Bus

Greyhound bus service is offered in Lexington. The Greyhound station is on New Circle Road, approx 10 minutes from downtown.

Getting Around Lexington

The easiest and convenient way of getting around Lexington is by Car. The downtown area is walkable with several entertainment, restaurants, hotels and shopping spots all within walking distance.  The city’s bus system is also convenient and reliable. 

Getting Around Lexington by Bus

Lextran offers bus service in Lexington
Image by Will Wright via Wikimedia Commons

Lextran offers bus service in Lexington. It’s a public transportation bus system in Lexington. Service from the downtown Transit Center to the airport and several areas of the city is offered.  The mainline buses run from 5:30am to 12:30am. The fare for the regular bus is $1. 

Getting Around Lexington by Car

North Broadway, Lexington
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The roads of the city have a wheel-and-spokes pattern. It is easy to get around the city by car. Renting a car is simple. Some of the car rental companies in Lexington are:

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Address: 1052 W High St, Lexington, KY 40508, United States
Phone: 1 859-233-7799

Avis Car Rental
Address: 1059 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504, United States
Phone: 1 859-281-1681

Hertz Rent A Car
Address: 1018 E New Circle Rd, Lexington, KY 40505, United States
Phone: 1 859-243-0335

National Car Rental
Address: 4000 Terminal Dr #103, Lexington, KY 40510, United States
Phone: 1 888-826-6890

Budget Rent A Car
Address: 1059 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504, United States
Phone: 1 859-252-8408

Economy Car Rental
Address: 2891 Richmond Rd # 105, Lexington, KY 40509, United States
Phone: 1 859-268-2857

Trolley Service

Tour the downtown Lexington via COLT Free Trolley Service.  It’s a free service offered in the downtown area, and is operated and managed by LexTran. It connects the Lexington Center (Convention Center) and Rupp Arena with the main bus terminal, Visitors Center, University of Kentucky Campus, Thoroughbred Park, Transylvania University, and all the theatres, nightspots and restaurants in between. The service operates on two routes- 
  • Monday to Friday, the service runs along the Blue Route, from 11:30 am until 2:00pm, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:00pm until 1:00am. 
  • The Green Route runs on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings from 9:00 pm until 3:00am.
**Thursday night service is available only from May to October.

Cabs/Taxi Companies in Lexington

Happy's Limousine Service
Address: 1167 Commercial Dr, Lexington, KY 40505, United States
Phone: 1 859-252-1541

Lexington Taxi
Address: Lexington, KY, United States
Phone: 1 859-444-4591

Taxi One Of Lexington
Address: 1410 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40504, United States
Phone: 1 859-308-6555

Lexington Taxi Cab
Address: Lexington, KY, United States
Phone: 1 859-242-5230

Map Guide of Getting In and Around Lexington

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