Directions from Columbus to Detroit

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Recommended option

Bus via Toledo, Oh  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh 1096 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1096 / ...

$33 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1096 / ...

$26 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Detroit 205.4 miles

$20 - $29

Fly from Columbus  •  3 h 32 min

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

$105 - $657

Bus to Dayton, fly  •  5 h 3 min

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

$170 - $562

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

You can take a bus from Columbus to Detroit via Toledo, Oh in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Columbus to Detroit 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbus and Detroit is 264 km. The road distance is 329 km.

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Detroit is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Columbus to Detroit is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $100 - $700.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Detroit, Mi. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Columbus to Detroit, including transfers.