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There are 6 ways to get from Calgary to Columbus by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Columbus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Columbus (CMH) YYC - CMH

$260 - $913

Cheapest option

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  11 h 6 min

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

$215 - $1,022

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Bus  •  4 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh

$432 - $1,002

Bus, train, drive via Everett, Wa  •  4 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Jasper, AB
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  3. Drive from Prince Rupert to Bellingham, Wa
  4. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Everett, Wa
  5. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  6. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH

$663 - $1,492

Bus, train, drive  •  4 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Jasper, AB
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  3. Drive from Prince Rupert to Bellingham Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  5. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  6. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH

$676 - $1,514

Drive  •  33 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Columbus 2058.2 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Columbus is to drive which costs $350 - $550 and takes 33 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Columbus is to fly which costs $340 - $1,200 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Eb 40 Av Nw @ 4 St Nw and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Calgary, AB, Vancouver, Bc and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 3 h.

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The distance between Calgary and Columbus is 2691 km. The road distance is 3293.2 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 4 days 3 h and costs $550 - $1,400.

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Calgary to Columbus, including transfers.

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Calgary to Columbus bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Columbus is to fly which takes 8 h 28 min and costs $340 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $550 - $1,400 and takes 4 days 3 h.

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There is no direct flight from Calgary Airport to Columbus Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Calgary to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Columbus, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 1681.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Columbus, OH, USA?

American Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Calgary to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Columbus via Eb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 days 3 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to Columbus via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$160 - $230
Business
$230 - $330
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550
Bus from Bellingham, Wa to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $110
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Jasper, AB
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Columbus is 2 h ahead of Calgary. It is currently 12:00 AM in Calgary and 2:00 AM in Columbus.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Columbus is 3293 km. It takes approximately 33 h 35 min to drive from Calgary to Columbus.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 34 min and costs $10.

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