Check-in tips: Under normal circumstances, 20 to 30 minutes is more than adequate time to connect between flights.


CVG is 13 miles south of downtown Cincinnati.

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Passenger pick-up: CVG has a cell phone waiting lot where drivers can park and wait for arriving passengers.


Cheapest: The ValuPark long-term lot on Donaldson Road is $7 daily.

Most convenient: The Terminal Garage (CVG Autoport) is $2 per hour up to a maximum of $12 daily. Use this online coupon for $2 off when parked for 24 to 48 hours, or a seventh day free when you park for a week.

Valet parking: $18 a day. Drop off at Terminal 3.

More parking info: Check here for the latest information, or contact the airport by phone at (859) 767-3105.

Security: CVG will restrict parking within 300 feet of the terminals, when the U.S. government deems the national security risk "severe" or "high." Find the current risk level


Bus: TANK (Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky) bus service takes passengers to and from downtown Cincinnati and Covington, Kentucky, daily from 5 a.m. to midnight. Effective August 1, a one-way ride costs $1.50. Catch the bus at the Terminal 1 crosswalk and outside the Terminal 3 baggage claim area.

Shuttle/Limo: Airport Executive Shuttle goes to downtown Cincinnati and Covington for $15 one-way and $25 round-trip.

Walk-up service is available, but it's best to call 24 hours in advance (800-990-8841) for guaranteed reservations.

Taxi: Cabs take travelers from CVG to downtown Cincinnati for $24. Call (859) 767-3260.


Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty serve the airport.


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Underground trains and shuttles run between concourses approximately every 90 seconds.


Information for travelers with disabilities

Traveler assistance: Find helpful Airport Ambassadors in the Terminal 3 baggage claim area, in the center courtyard of Concourse B and in the information booths in concourses A and C.

Lost and found: (859) 767-4885

Smoking: Smoking lounges are located in the ticketing areas of Terminals 1, 2 and 3, in Concourse B near the food court and in Concourse C.

Wi-Fi: T-Mobile provides Wi-Fi in the gate areas of Concourses A & B.

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In the mood for a movie? Rent a DVD and/or DVD player from InMotion Pictures near gate B-16.

Keep the children busy at the Kids' Port play area near gate A-1, or at Creative Kidstuff gift store near gate B-12.

Need a beer? Try Bluegrass Brewing Co. near Gate C79 or Samuel Adams Celebrates Cincinnati near Gate A16.

Get some fuel for your flight at Outback Steakhouse or Wolfgang Puck in Terminal B or Qdoba Mexican Grill in Terminal C

Check out local arts and crafts at River's Edge Gallery in Concourse B.