Check out Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky’s Covington International Airport, it’s terminals, flights, and services.
Hotel Transportation: Executive Transportation Shuttle
Executive Transportation provides service to hotels, attractions and other locations throughout the region. Our special shuttle rate from the airport to the Millennium Hotel is $24 one way, $32 round-trip.To guarantee this rate select the Reservations tab on the menu. On the form, use the DETAILS OF SERVICE box to type in “attending ICES”. The discounted rates will be applied. Walk-ups welcome, call to guarantee reservation. Service available via shuttle desks in Bag Claim. Handicap accessible vehicles can be reserved in advance. Call 859-261-8841, 800-990-8841.
Check out Amtraks’ schedule for your trip to Cincinnati.
There are several car rental companies located downtown for your convenience.
Catch a shuttle from Bag Claim to rental lots, shuttles run every 5–10 minutes, and courtesy phones also available in bag claim.
Metro is Southwest Ohio’s fixed route bus service. Providing about 17 million rides per year, Metro brings approximately 20% of downtown Cincinnati’s workforce into the city. Government Square, located on Fifth Street between Main and Walnut in downtown Cincinnati, is Metro’s primary transit hub. All Metro buses are equipped with bike racks. Just load your bike on the front of the bus and jump on board.
For more information, visit www.go-metro.com or call (513) 621-4455.
Get real-time Metro schedule information!
The Cincinnati Streetcar is a modern streetcar system connecting The Banks to Over-the-Rhine, through the Central Business District. Beginning in September 2016, it will operate 18 hours a day, 365 days a year. The first phase of the streetcar is 3.6 miles long and will travel a loop from Second Street (at The Banks on the riverfront) to Henry Street (just north of Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine). Popular destinations between these points include: Government Square, Fountain Square, Contemporary Arts Center, Public Library, Aronoff Center, Horseshoe Casino, Gateway Quarter, School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Music Hall and Washington Park.
TANK (Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky) operates the Southbank Shuttle, a shuttle service to and from the hotel, retail and entertainment districts in downtown Cincinnati and Newport and Covington, Kentucky. TANK also services Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties in Northern Kentucky. (859) 331-TANK
GEST | Cincinnati’s New FREE downtown transportation
A new company is ferrying Cincinnatians between downtown, Over-the-Rhine and the Banks in electric golf carts – for free. Gest, which stands for Green Easy Safe Transportation, piloted its service over the New Year’s weekend and is now in a soft opening mode in Cincinnati’s urban core.
GEST is for everyone – from out of town visitors, to the fine working people of downtown Cincinnati. Whether you need a fast, safe ride across town after work to catch a show, or just want to skip walking that extra block to get a tasty donut up the street – we’d like you to be our GEST.
Cincy Red Bike
Cincy Red Bike is Cincinnati’s bike sharing program. Check out bike routs, details, and a map with 30 bike rental locations throughout downtown, Over-the-Rhine and Clifton.
Megabus provides express, direct bus service to multiple cities from downtown Cincinnati, including Atlanta, Chicago, and Cleveland. The bus picks up riders at 619 Gest St. in Queensgate.
vRide has reinvented the work commute. Save up to $5000 a year compared to driving alone. It’s easy to get started or find a vanpool.
Visitors preferring taxi service can find a cab at any hotel downtown or from the designated taxi stands through the city. See a complete list of taxi companies offering service downtown.
Need a car for a few hours near downtown? Zipcar is an alternative to car rental and car ownership. It’s a car, but only when you need one. Cars are available at E. Court and Walnut Streets, Garfield Place and Race Street, and E. 12th and Vine Streets.
Horse Drawn Carriages
Nothing beats a carriage ride through the streets of downtown. On most Friday and Saturday evenings, you’ll find the carriages stationed near Fountain Square.
City Tours / Segway Tours
For fun, try a city tour or even a segway tour, currently offered from Fountain Square and in Eden Park, minutes from downtown.
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