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Directions & Parking

BB&T Arena
Northern Kentucky University
500 Louie B. Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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Directions traveling from Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

  • From US 50, take I-471 South into Kentucky
  • Follow I-471 to US 27 towards Alexandria (do not take the Ft. Thomas/US 27 exit)
  • I-471 ends at US 27 - continue straight on US 27 South
  • Continue straight through the first light and turn right at the next traffic light onto Nunn Drive.

Directions traveling East on I-275 from Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport

  • Take Exit 76 (Three Mile Road/Northern Kentucky University)
  • Turn right off of the exit on University Drive
  • Continue Straight through the first light and bear right at the round-a-bout onto Nunn Drive

Directions traveling West on I-275

  • Take Exit 74A (US Highway 27 - Alexandria)
  • Continue straight on US 27 South
  • Continue straight through the first light and turn right at the next traffic light onto Nunn Drive.

Directions traveling from Louisville, Kentucky

  • Take I-71 North
  • Merge I-71/75 North
  • Exit onto I-275 East
  • Follow directions for traveling East on I-275

Directions traveling from Lexington, Kentucky

  • Take I-75 North
  • Continue on I-71/75 North
  • Exit onto I-275 East
  • Follow directions for traveling East on I-275

Directions traveling from Columbus, Ohio

  • Take I-71 South to downtown Cincinnati, and exit onto I-471 South towards Kentucky
  • Take I-471 South over the gold bridge into Kentucky
  • Follow directions for traveling from Downtown Cincinnati on I-471

Directions traveling from Dayton, Ohio

  • Take I-75 South to Cincinnati
  • In Cincinnati, follow US 50 East to I-471
  • Follow directions for traveling from Downtown Cincinnati on I-471

Directions traveling from Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Take I-74 East to I-75 South
  • Take exit 1B and follow US 50 East to I-471
  • Follow directions for traveling from Downtown Cincinnati on I-471


Parking is available at BB&T Arena’s surface lot and at two parking garages, one of which connects directly to the Arena! Parking fees are charged on an event by event basis, and are typically $4.00 at all NKU Basketball Games, and $10.00 for all non-NKU Basketball events. Parking will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis.