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There are 4 ways to get from Columbus to Kettering by bus or car

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Bus, line 02 bus

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  2. Take the line 02 bus from Shiloh Springs @ 1866 Shiloh Springs to Wright Stop Plaza - E.B.

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Bus, line 14 bus

  1. Take the bus from Columbus to Dayton Trotwood
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Northwest Hub to Far Hills @ Napoleon

Bus, line 14 bus via Dayton Trotwood, OH

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Shiloh Springs @ Old Salem Mall to Far Hills @ Napoleon

Drive

  1. Drive from Columbus to Kettering

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Kettering is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Kettering is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Kettering. However, there are services departing from Columbus, OH and arriving at Shroyer @ Storms via Shiloh Springs @ 1866 Shiloh Springs and Wright Stop Plaza - S.B.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between Columbus and Kettering is 65 miles. The road distance is 76.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Kettering without a car is to bus and line 02 bus which takes 3h 21m and costs $18 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Columbus to Kettering, including transfers.

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Columbus to Kettering bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Columbus, OH station.

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Columbus to Kettering bus services, operated by Dayton RTA, arrive at Wright Stop Plaza - E.B. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Kettering is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Columbus to Kettering.

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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Kettering, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Columbus to Kettering via Dayton Trotwood, OH, Shiloh Springs @ 1866 Shiloh Springs, and Wright Stop Plaza - S.B. in around 3h 21m.

Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$14 - $21
Dayton RTA
Phone
+1 937-425-8300
Website
i-riderta.org
Bus from Shiloh Springs @ 1866 Shiloh Springs to Wright Stop Plaza - E.B.
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
i-riderta.org
Bus from Northwest Hub to Far Hills @ Napoleon
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
i-riderta.org
Bus from Shiloh Springs @ Old Salem Mall to Far Hills @ Napoleon
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
i-riderta.org
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 to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com

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