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There are 6 ways to get from Columbus to Orlando by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Columbus to Orlando  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Orlando (MCO) CMH - MCO

$128 - $441

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Bus  •  27h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Jacksonville, Fl 1097 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1019 / ...

$97 - $239

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Fly Columbus Rickenbacker Apt to Orlando Sanford, train  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Columbus Rickenbacker Apt (LCK) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) LCK - SFB
  2. Take the train from Sanford to Church Street

$178 - $541

Fly Columbus to Tampa, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Tampa (TPA) CMH - TPA
  2. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Orlando Amtrak Station

$164 - $473

Fly Columbus to Daytona Beach, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Daytona Beach (DAB) CMH - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando

$228 - $950

Drive  •  15h 59m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Orlando 955 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Orlando is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Orlando is to fly and train which costs $170 - $550 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Orlando. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Orlando, Fl via Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 25m.

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The distance between Columbus and Orlando is 799 miles. The road distance is 955 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Orlando without a car is to bus which takes 27h 25m and costs $95 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Columbus to Orlando, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Columbus to Orlando is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs $120 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 27h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Columbus to Orlando bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Orlando, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Orlando.
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  • Distance: 799.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Orlando, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Columbus to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Orlando via Jacksonville, Fl in around 27h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Tampa via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Daytona Beach via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Daytona Beach via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Daytona Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Daytona Beach via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Columbus to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Columbus to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Columbus Rickenbacker Apt to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Train operators
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Sanford to Church Street
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
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 Tampa Union Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
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 Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Orlando is 955 miles. It takes approximately 15h 59m to drive from Columbus to Orlando.

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Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Orlando Airport.

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Book your Columbus to Orlando bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 1107+ hotels available in Orlando. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs $3 - $5.

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