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

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Fly to Boston  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Boston (BOS) CMH - BOS

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Bus, train  •  22h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus Bus Station to Toledo Bus Stop Greyhound US0140 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo to Boston Lake Shore Limited

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Fly to Providence, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Providence (PVD) CMH - PVD
  2. Take the bus from Exchange Terrace to Pettine Transit Center

Fly to Hartford, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Hartford (BDL) CMH - BDL
  2. Take the train from Windsor Locks to Springfield

Bus, train via New York  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Acela / ...

Bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Boston FlixBus 2610 / ...

Bus via Columbus Bus Station  •  20h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal Greyhound US0421
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

Drive  •  12h 52m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Boston 766.3 miles

Columbus to Massachusetts by bus

21 Weekly Buses
20h 7m Average Duration
$72 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Massachusetts is to bus which costs $100 - $170 and takes 12h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Columbus to Massachusetts is to fly which takes 4h 22m and costs $90 - $410.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Massachusetts station. However, there are services departing from S High St & E Broad St and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Columbus Bus Station and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 7m.

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The distance between Columbus and Massachusetts is 663 miles. The road distance is 766.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Massachusetts without a car is to bus and train via New York which takes 11h 38m and costs $120 - $600.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Columbus to Massachusetts, including transfers.

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Columbus to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Massachusetts is to fly which takes 4h 22m and costs $90 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 12h 12m.

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Columbus to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Massachusetts is 766 miles. It takes approximately 12h 52m to drive from Columbus to Massachusetts.

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  • Distance: 662.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Columbus to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Boston via New York, NY, Canal St, 34 St-Herald Sq, and New York Midtown in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $470
Flights from Columbus to Hartford via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Columbus to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Columbus to Providence via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Columbus to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Columbus to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Columbus to Hartford via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Breeze Airways
Website
flybreeze.com
Flights from Columbus to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Columbus to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Windsor Locks to Springfield
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $60
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$1 - $14
Child Coach - short notice
$5 - $18
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$9 - $35
Child Business Class - short notice
$11 - $35
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$6 - $23
Business Seat - advance purchase
$21 - $65
Business Seat - short notice
$26 - $50
Coach Seat - short notice
$4 - $60
Train from Toledo to Boston
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$30 - $100
Child Coach - short notice
$50 - $90
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$50 - $160
Child Business Class - short notice
$50 - $160
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$70 - $190
Business Seat - advance purchase
$100 - $310
Business Seat - short notice
$100 - $330
Coach Seat - short notice
$85 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Windsor Locks to Springfield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $200
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$1 - $100
Reserved Coach Seat
$13 - $200
Business Class Seat
$45 - $140
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $220
Business Class Seat
$110 - $260
Amtrak Acela

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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$26 - $180
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$45 - $330
Business Seat - Adult
$50 - $360
First Class - Child 2-12
$85 - $300
First Class - Senior Citizens
$170 - $550
First Class - Adult
$170 - $500
Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Exchange Terrace to Pettine Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Website
https://www.ripta.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88 - $90
Schedules at
http://www.gotobus.com/cgi-bin/ivyu.cgi?gid=657605&d=jaguar-bus-inc-/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $70
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$19 - $70
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Columbus Bus Station to Toledo Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $55
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $70
Website
https://peterpanbus.com
Adult
$5 - $70

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