Fort Knox is adjacent to the city of Radcliff, Kentucky, 15 miles north of Elizabethtown, and approximately 45 miles south of Louisville. Fort Knox covers parts of Bullitt, Hardin, and Meade counties. The installation adjoins the Ohio River, and is drained by the Salt River and its tributary, the Rolling Fork. The western third of Fort Knox has good road accessibility, but there is only limited gravel road access to the northern and southern training areas.
Traveling by car from the Louisville International Airport
Take I-65 South to the Gene Snyder Freeway West (KY 841) until you reach the 31W Fort Knox exit. 31W will take you to the entrance gates of Fort Knox. This is approximately a 30 minute ride. To reach In/Out Processing (White Hall, Bldg 1384 Chaffee Avenue), take the Bullion entrance and follow the In/Outprocessing Center signs. In/outprocessing will be the first building on your right just before you reach the traffic circle.
Driving and coming from the South
Take I-65 North to Elizabethtown. You will exit on Hwy 62 Mulberry Street exit. You will turn right on to Ring Road to 31W, Dixie Hwy. Fort Knox is approximately 15 miles north. You will travel through the town of Radcliff in doing this. You will reach the first Fort Knox entrance Bullion , which is open 24-hours. The 2nd entrance, would be Brandenburg entrance to Fort Knox.
Note: There is a Seat Belt Law in Kentucky and on Fort Knox (includes passengers) and a requirement for child restraint seats for children 40 inches and under. This is strictly enforced.
Taxi Service from Airport
You will have to take a taxi from the airport (502-351-TAXI, 502-352-0619, 502-352-0163)to Fort Knox. There is no Fort Knox shuttle to and from the airport.