There are 5 ways to get from Columbus to Ann Arbor by bus, 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  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1096 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi 5515 / ...

$37 - $85

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh 1096 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak 8150 / ...

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Ann Arbor 194.4 miles

$19 - $28

Fly from Columbus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Detroit (DTW) CMH - DTW

$110 - $666

Bus to Dayton, fly  •  4 h 44 min

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

$175 - $571

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Ann Arbor is to fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Columbus and Ann Arbor is 166 miles. The road distance is 194.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Columbus to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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

You can take a bus from Columbus to Ann Arbor via Detroit, Mi in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Columbus to Ann Arbor every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Dayton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
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 Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35

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