There are 5 ways to get from Columbus to Baltimore by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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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Fly to Baltimore  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Baltimore (BWI) CMH - BWI

$125 - $487

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4440

$53 - $134

3 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CMH - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$137 - $532

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CMH - IAD
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$97 - $567

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Baltimore 402.6 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Baltimore is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Baltimore is to fly which costs $120 - $490 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Columbus and Baltimore is 345 miles. The road distance is 402.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Columbus to Baltimore, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Baltimore. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Baltimore Downtown, Md via Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Baltimore is 403 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Columbus to Baltimore.

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Columbus to Baltimore bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles station.

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  • Distance: 345 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Baltimore, MD, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Columbus to Baltimore 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Baltimore via Pittsburgh, Pa in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80

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