The driving distance from Cincinnati, Ohio to Louisville, Kentucky is:

106 miles / 171 km

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Driving distance from Cincinnati, OH to Louisville, KY

The total driving distance from Cincinnati, OH to Louisville, KY is 106 miles or 171 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Cincinnati, Ohio. It ends in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Louisville is a unique destination in the United States. It is home to the Kentucky Derby, the world’s most famous thoroughbred horse race according to

The 5 things to do include a visit to Churchill Downs, Kentucky Bourbon Trail, a ride on historic Belle of Louisville, a tour of Old Louisville and a visit to the Muhammad Ali Center. The first racecourse in Kentucky was built in Lexington in 1789, and Churchill Downs in Louisville has been the official “Home of the Kentucky Derby” since 1875.

You can visit the Kentucky Derby Museum and take the Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs. The museum has over 20,000 items, including items from famous jockey like Bill Shoemaker and renowned trainers like Woody Stephens and Jimmy Jones.

The Belle of Louisville is a treasured icon of Louisville. She is America’s oldest operating paddlewheel steamboat and has been in operation since 1914. She has none of the modern navigation systems and the only modern feature is the air-conditioning in the ballroom deck. (Source:

Visit the Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville for inspiration and lessons on character building. The center helps you to discover and learn about Muhammad Ali’s 6 core principles to winning in life. Check out

Cincinnati, Ohio

City: Cincinnati
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Category: cities

Louisville, Kentucky

City: Louisville
State: Kentucky
Country: United States
Category: cities

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