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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Columbus to Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Albion Amtrak Station

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Columbus to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Detroit
  3. Take the train from Detroit to Albion

Drive

  1. Drive from Columbus to Albion

Fly to Detroit, train

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Detroit (DTW)
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Albion

Fly to Kalamazoo, train

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Kalamazoo (AZO)
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Albion

Fly to Lansing, train

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Lansing (LAN)
  2. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Battle Creek
  3. Take the train from Battle Creek to Albion

Columbus to Albion by bus

The bus journey time between Columbus and Albion is around 25h 20m and covers a distance of around 302 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18h 55m. The fastest bus normally takes 25h 20m. Operated by Greyhound USA and Hoosier Ride, the Columbus to Albion bus service departs from Columbus and arrives in Albion Amtrak Station. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
6h 25m
Layover time:
18h 55m
Total time:
25h 20m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
25h 20m
Bus distance:
302 miles
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$44
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:45
Last bus departs at:
14:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Columbus to Albion bus schedules

Columbus → Albion
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Albion is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Albion is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Albion is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Columbus to Albion is to drive, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Albion is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Albion station. However, there are services departing from Columbus and arriving at Albion Amtrak Station via Detroit, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Columbus and Albion is 183 miles. The road distance is 244.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Albion without a car is to bus which takes 7h 25m and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Columbus to Albion, including transfers.

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Columbus to Albion bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus station.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Columbus to Albion bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Albion Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Albion is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Columbus to Albion.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Albion.
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  • Distance: 183.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Albion, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Columbus to Albion via Detroit, MI in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $370
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $450
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Albion
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Dearborn to Albion
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Kalamazoo to Albion
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Battle Creek to Albion
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
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 Columbus to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Columbus to Toledo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Albion Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$18 - $26
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$8 - $12
Adult
$16 - $23

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Delta offers flights from Columbus Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Albion. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to line 7 bus which takes 46 min and costs $2 - $3.

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