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There are 9 ways to get from Auburn to Columbia by bus, shuttle, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Greenville  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Opelika, AL to Doraville/Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Greenville, SC
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Columbia

$254 - $323

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from AU Hotel Conference Center to Atlanta Airport Tuskegee
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Columbia, SC

$62 - $99

7 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Opelika, AL to Doraville/Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Columbia, SC

$89 - $155

Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Opelika, Al to Atlanta, Ga 1548 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Columbia, SC Atlanta

$75 - $107

Bus Megabus #2  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Opelika, Al to Atlanta Arpt, Ga 1548
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Columbia, SC

$68 - $93

Drive  •  5h 12m

  1. Drive from Auburn to Columbia 318.2 miles

$30 - $45

Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Columbia  •  5h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auburn to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Columbia (CAE) ATL - CAE

$188 - $910

Bus to Columbus Metropolitan, fly to Columbia  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Opelika, AL to Columbus
  2. Fly from Columbus Metropolitan (CSG) to Columbia (CAE) CSG - CAE

$190 - $721

Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auburn to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) ATL - GSP
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Columbia

$162 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Auburn to Columbia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Auburn to Columbia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 12m.

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The distance between Auburn and Columbia is 276 miles. The road distance is 318.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Auburn to Columbia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 17m and costs $250 - $330.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Auburn to Columbia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Columbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56m.

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Columbia is 1h ahead of Auburn. It is currently 3:50 PM in Auburn and 4:50 PM in Columbia.

Yes, the driving distance between Auburn to Columbia is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5h 12m to drive from Auburn to Columbia.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Columbia Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Columbia. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auburn to Columbia.
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  • Distance: 275.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

What companies run services between Auburn, AL, USA and Columbia, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Auburn to Columbia via Opelika, AL, Doraville/Atlanta, GA, Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Greenville in around 7h 17m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Columbus Metropolitan to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Bus operators
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from Opelika, AL to Doraville/Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Opelika, AL to Columbus
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Greenville to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Columbia, SC
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from AU Hotel Conference Center to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Auburn to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Opelika, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Opelika, Al to Atlanta Arpt, Ga
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $60

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The best way to get from Auburn to Atlanta Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 55m and costs $35 - $60.

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