There are 4 ways to get from Detroit to Columbus by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh 1097 / ...

$25 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Columbus 208.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Columbus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Columbus (CMH) DTW - CMH

$144 - $857

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Dayton (DAY) DTW - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$169 - $566

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Columbus is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Columbus is to fly which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $140 - $900.

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The distance between Detroit and Columbus is 264 km. The road distance is 333 km.

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The bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Columbus, Oh. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Columbus every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Detroit to Columbus every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35

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