Traveling to Paducah

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Geographically Centered

Paducah, Kentucky is located in far western Kentucky at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. Halfway between Nashville and St. Louis on I-24, its central geographic location makes Paducah an ideal destination for travel by car. Our inspiration guide, Road Trip Paducah, Kentucky, features five regional road trip routes to inspire you to explore Kentucky and surrounding areas!

Nearby Cities

Paducah is within an afternoon's drive of many major metropolitan areas including:

  • 140 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee
  • 170 miles miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri
  • 180 miles north of Memphis, Tennessee
  • 220 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky
  • 300 miles southwest of Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 320 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 370 miles south of Chicago, Illinois
  • 380 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia

Travel to Paducah by Air

Paducah is home to Barkley Regional Airport (PAH) with direct daily flights on Contour Airlines to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. With connections to Charlotte around the globe, you can get to Paducah with one stop from practically anywhere in the world.

Visit the Area Airports page for information about air travel to Paducah!

Begin your trip with a flight into Barkley Regional Airport, conveniently located 5 miles west of Paducah.

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