There are 5 ways to get from Buffalo to Columbus by bus, train, 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 Greyhound USA  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1537 / ...

$43 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH Schedules 0010 and 0011

$30 - $90

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 44 min

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

$81 - $196

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Columbus 328.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Columbus (CMH) BUF - CMH

$160 - $421

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Columbus is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Columbus is to fly which costs $160 - $430 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Columbus is 296 miles. The road distance is 328.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Buffalo to Columbus, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at Columbus, OH. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 295.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Columbus via Cleveland, Oh in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Columbus hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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

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