Elevation from Louisville to Nashville via Munfordville

Elevation (ft)400500600700800900
Grade %-6-4-20246
Max elevation: 864 ft / 263 m
Min elevation: 417 ft / 127 m
Elevation change: 446 ft / 136 m
Max grade: 5.6%
Min grade: -6%
Steepness score: 11 + 598 + 4271 + 6 = 4887
Distance: 179.15 mi / 288.31 km
Travel Time: 2 hours 47 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Louisville to Nashville. The "steepness" score is 4887 which is lower than the score of 5889 for the direct route. A lower score means the route is likely to be flatter, but you should also check with other travelers to find out if the roads might be more difficult. If we break down the score into components, the first part is the average elevation score, which is 11 vs 11 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 598 compared to 766. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 4271 vs 5106. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 6 vs 6. All of these components make up the total score that we use to determine which route has greater steepness and elevation change to give you an idea of waypoints that might lead to the flattest route.
Make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades. For alternate routes, check the main Louisville to Nashville elevation profile. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Louisville to Nashville. You can also view a 3-D map of Louisville elevation or Nashville elevation.

Flattest Route
These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions. If you're looking for campgrounds along the way, search for RV parks between Louisville and Nashville.

I-6571 mi / 114 km
Main St4 mi / 6 km
I-65103 mi / 166 km