There are 8 ways to get from Columbus to Kalamazoo by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

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

$45 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus via Detroit, MI  •  8 h 50 min

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

$43 - $106

6 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Detroit, MI - Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Kalamazoo 289.5 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Kalamazoo  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Kalamazoo (AZO) CMH - AZO

$175 - $957

Fly to Detroit, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Detroit (DTW) CMH - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Kalamazoo, Mi

$128 - $708

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CMH - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak

$155 - $479

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMH - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak

$145 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Kalamazoo is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Kalamazoo is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Columbus and Kalamazoo is 211 miles. The road distance is 289.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Columbus to Kalamazoo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Kalamazoo. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Kalamazoo, Mi via Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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

You can take a bus from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Detroit, Mi in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Columbus to Kalamazoo hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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 Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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 Ann Arbor, Mi to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $25
Online Fare
$20 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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