There are 5 ways to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) CMH - SJD

$329 - $1,215

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Bus  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$329 - $720

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Bus, train  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Riverside Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Fontana, CA to San Ysidro Lv
  5. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$466 - $1,183

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$346 - $791

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas 3092 miles

$410 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas is to drive which costs $410 - $600 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $320 - $1,300 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 12 h.

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The distance between Columbus and Cabo San Lucas is 1975 miles. The road distance is 3092 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 11 h and costs $460 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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Columbus to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $320 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $750 and takes 3 days 12 h.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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Columbus to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Cabo San Lucas station.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 1975.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

American Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas via Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 3 days 12 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to San Jose Cabo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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, 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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $340
Flexible
$400 - $550
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$250 - $330
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fontana, CA to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
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Tufesa
Plus
$10 - $16
Platinum
$16 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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More Questions & Answers

Cabo San Lucas is 2 h behind Columbus. It is currently 2:35 PM in Columbus and 12:35 PM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Cabo San Lucas is 3092 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 8 h to drive from Columbus to Cabo San Lucas.

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Air Canada, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 433+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3 - $5.

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