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There are 6 ways to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Buffalo, NY Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo

$35 - $89

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Bus, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$85 - $189

Bus, night bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 4180

$45 - $108

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Niagara Falls 348.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Buffalo  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Buffalo (BUF) CMH - BUF

$157 - $409

Fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Toronto (YYZ) CMH - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$207 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Columbus, OH and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

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The distance between Columbus and Niagara Falls is 299 miles. The road distance is 348.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 9 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Columbus to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 8 h 9 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Columbus to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 299.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from Columbus to Niagara Falls twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to Niagara Falls hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Columbus to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
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 Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Niagara Falls is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Columbus to Niagara Falls.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 469+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $55 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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