There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Columbus by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Columbus (CMH) BOS - CMH

$114 - $451

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1537 / ...

$22 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus Sky Horse Bus  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$91 - $95

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh 4175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1537 / ...

$85 - $212

Drive  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Columbus 767.1 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Columbus is to train and bus which costs $21 - $55 and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Columbus is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $110 - $460.

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The distance between Boston and Columbus is 1033 km. The road distance is 1227 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Boston to Columbus, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Columbus, OH via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Columbus via New York and New York, NY in around 14 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus operators
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com
Jaguar Bus Tour
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Bus from New York, NY - 59 Canal St. to Columbus, OH - 139 E Main St
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ijaguarbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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