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There are 8 ways to get from Columbia to Branson by plane, taxi, bus, car or train

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Fly Baltimore to Springfield, taxi  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Springfield (SGF) BWI - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$332 - $1,322

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Bus, train  •  34h 43m

  1. Take the bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb 305 / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Little Rock, Ar
  4. Take the bus from Little Rock, AR to Branson / Hollister, MO 120

$167 - $290

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Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Fayetteville (XNA) DCA - XNA
  3. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$183 - $723

Fly Baltimore to Fayetteville, drive  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Fayetteville (XNA) BWI - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$241 - $1,116

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Springfield, taxi  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Springfield (SGF) DCA - SGF
  3. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$314 - $1,229

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly to Springfield, taxi  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Springfield (SGF) IAD - SGF
  3. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$322 - $1,236

Train, bus, taxi  •  32h 52m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
  4. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
  5. Take a taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson

$285 - $435

Drive  •  17h 57m

  1. Drive from Columbia to Branson 1063 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Columbia to Branson is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia to Branson is to fly and taxi which costs $330 - $1,400 and takes 7h 54m.

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The distance between Columbia and Branson is 914 miles. The road distance is 1063 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia to Branson without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 32h 52m and costs $280 - $440.

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It takes approximately 7h 54m to get from Columbia to Branson, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Baltimore Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Branson is 1h behind Columbia. It is currently 4:29 AM in Columbia and 3:29 AM in Branson.

Yes, the driving distance between Columbia to Branson is 1063 miles. It takes approximately 17h 57m to drive from Columbia to Branson.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Columbia to Branson.
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  • Distance: 914.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 54m

What companies run services between Columbia, MD, USA and Branson, MO, USA?

There is no direct connection from Columbia to Branson. However, you can take the line 501 bus to BWI Airport, take the walk to Baltimore airport, fly to Springfield, then take the taxi to Branson. Alternatively, you can take the bus to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb, take the walk to FARRAGUT WEST station, take the subway to NATIONAL AIRPORT station, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Fayetteville, then take the drive to Branson.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Staunton, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Springfield via Clarksburg, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Fayetteville via Valparaiso
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $140
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
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 St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Little Rock, AR to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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The best way to get from Columbia to Baltimore Airport is to line 501 bus which takes 1h 8m and costs $2.

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