Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cincinnati, US


Getting around the airport


  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located 13 miles south of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio but physically located in northern Kentucky.
  • The airport has one integrated Main Terminal with parallel concourses A and B. They can be reached by the underground moving walkway or people mover that runs every 90 seconds.
  • The upper level is the Departures level for check-in and the general boarding area with security check and stairs and elevators leading to walkway and people mover; the mid-level (ground floor) is baggage claim; the lower level is used as a meeting point.
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Getting into Cincinnati

Bus or taxi

Public Transit

The 2X Airport Express to Cincinnati operates seven days a week between the airport to downtown Cincinnati. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes and costs USD 2 plus USD 0.25 for any transfers. You must purchase a transfer with the ticket.

Main Terminal, landside, mid-level, east end of baggage claim

Hours: 05:00-00:00 daily


Taxi service is available 24 hours a day. The flat rate to downtown Cincinnati is USD 34 for one to four people. It is important to note that only companies with dual state licenses for Kentucky and Ohio can pick up at the airport. Uber and Lyft are authorized to operate at CVG.

Main Terminal, landside, mid-level, baggage claim door 5

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  • The Club At CVG, terminal 3, airside, concourse A, next to gate A8. Hours: 6:00AM-8:00PM Sun-Fri, 6:00AM-4:30PM Sat.
  • Delta Air Lines Delta Sky Club, terminal 3, airside, concourse D, next to gate B14.┬áHours: 5:00AM-8:30PM Sun-Fri, 5:30AM-5:40PM Sat.
  • Graycliff Divans Lounge, terminal 3, airside, concourse B, next to B11. Hours: 5:00AM-9:30PM daily.

Two USO Lounges which offer a variety of services to active military personnel and their dependentsa are available at the airport.

  • USO Lounge, airside, concourse A, next to gate A15. Hours: 8:00AM-8:00PM daily.
  • USO Lounge, airside, concourse B, next to gate B25. Hours: 8:00AM-8:00PM daily.
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Car hire agencies are not located in the arrivals area. However, shuttles between the airport and the car hire companies run every 10 minutes.

The following companies are available: Alamo, Advantage, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, National and Hertz.

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Mobile charging

Power outlets

You can charge your phone at:

  • main terminal, concourse B, food court
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Play area

For children

  • main terminal, airside, concourse A, next to gate 10
  • main terminal, airside, concourse B, next to gate 12.
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