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Murray KY

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The closest major airport is Nashville International Airport, located in Nashville, TN, at a distance of 97 miles from the city center of Murray, KY.


Getting around in Murray, KY

Public Transportation




MCTA, or Murray Calloway Transit Authority has recently started a service that provides 4 public bus routes throughout the city, kwon as the `Racer Routes`.




The rail service in Murray is provided by KWT Railway, which starts one mile north of Murray, travelling south to Bruceton, TN, where it connects with CSX, which runs to Memphis, TN and to many other destinations, from there.


Major Highways and Roads


US 641 - locally known as 12th Street - main highway in and out of the city. Connects with Purchase Parkway (north) and I - 40 (south).

Kentucky 80 - links Columbus, KY to the Virginia border. A portion connects with US 68.

Kentucky 94 - locally known as Main Street - main east-west road that runs directly through Murray. Connects with State Highway 1282 (west) and Kentucky 80 (east).

Kentucky 121 - locally known as 4th Street - runs through Murray and connects with Kentucky 80 (west) and Tennessee 119 (east).

How to get to Murray State University campus?

Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!


From Nashville International Airport: Start by head south on Terminal Drive. Take the ramp onto I-40 W and continue onto I-24 W (signs for I-24 W/I-65 N/Clarksville/Louisville). Take exit 4 for US-79 toward Clarksville and turn left at TN-13 S/US-79 S. Turn right at Kraft Street and again at N 2nd Street. Continue onto Providence Blvd., and turn left at Dover Rd/TN-76 W/US-79 S. Turn right at TN-119 N and enter Kentucky. Continue onto KY-121 N and turn left at Glendale Rd/U.S. 641 Bus. Turn right at S 12th Street and left at Main St. Take the 3rd right onto N 15th Street and take the 2nd left onto University Drive.