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Travel time from Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)


Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky) airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Elizabethtown (Kentucky), you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 11:23 am:  start in Cincinnati
drive for about 40 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 12:58 pm at the latest

12:03 pm:  Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International (CVG)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 1:28 pm

12:33 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

1:33 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

2:03 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

2:18 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

2:28 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 28 minutes

2:56 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 16 minutes to taxi to the runway

3:12 pm:  wheels up! take-off from CVG
fly for about 1 hour in the air

4:19 pm:  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)
Atlanta, GA is the same time as Cincinnati, OH
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 11 minutes to the gate

4:30 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

5:06 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 36 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

5:21 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

5:31 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 13 minutes to taxi to the runway

5:44 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from DTW
fly for about 53 minutes in the air

6:37 pm (local time):  Louisville International-Standiford Field (SDF)
Elizabethtown (Kentucky) is the same time as Cincinnati
taxi on the runway for an average of 9 minutes to the gate

6:46 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at SDF
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 1.5 hours to your destination

8:28 pm (local time):  arrive in Elizabethtown (Kentucky)

Total travel time: 9 hours

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Flying non-stop from Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)

How far is Elizabethtown (Kentucky) from Cincinnati? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 127 miles or 204 km

Flight time: 45 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 9 hours, 5 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 12.1x faster, and saves you about 8.5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Elizabethtown (Kentucky) Airports
  1. Louisville International Airport


Best day of the week to fly to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)

Looking at flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from CVG to ATL, and connecting flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from ATL to SDF, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.



Alternate flights from Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)

The most common route is CVG to ATL, then connecting to SDF, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. CVG to ATL to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  2. CVG to ORD to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Chicago O'Hare International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  3. CVG to MCO to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Orlando International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  4. CVG to DEN to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Denver International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  5. CVG to IAH to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  6. CVG to BWI to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  7. CVG to LAS to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to McCarran International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  8. CVG to TPA to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Tampa International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  9. CVG to EWR to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Newark Liberty International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  10. CVG to DFW to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Dallas/Fort Worth International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  11. CVG to DTW to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  12. CVG to PHX to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Phoenix Sky Harbor International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  13. CVG to MSP to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Minneapolis-St Paul International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  14. CVG to LGA to SDF
    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to LaGuardia to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  15. LUK to YYZ to SDF
    Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Field to Lester B. Pearson International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  16. LUK to GVA to SDF
    Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Field to Geneva Cointrin to Louisville International-Standiford Field


Airlines that fly to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)

We picked Delta Air Lines Inc. for your main flight, and Delta Air Lines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  2. Frontier Airlines Inc. (F9)
  3. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)


Plan a trip to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Elizabethtown (Kentucky). Click the button below to explore Elizabethtown (Kentucky) in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Elizabethtown (Kentucky) to Cincinnati, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky) road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky)?

If you happen to know Cincinnati, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Cincinnati!






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 127 miles
flight time of 45 minutes
32 Cincinnati travel answers
2 Elizabethtown (Kentucky) travel answers










   
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