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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Columbus to San Antonio  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to San Antonio (SAT) CMH - SAT

$155 - $657

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx 1537
  2. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to San Antonio

$125 - $296

6 alternative options

Fly Columbus to Austin, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Austin (AUS) CMH - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$139 - $598

Bus to Covington, fly to San Antonio  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to San Antonio (SAT) CVG - SAT

$171 - $742

Bus  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx 1537
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...

$132 - $328

Bus, train via St. Louis Gateway Station  •  36 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to St Louis, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle

$176 - $499

Bus, train  •  41 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak

$226 - $658

Drive  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to San Antonio 1317.7 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to San Antonio is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to San Antonio is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at San Antonio, Tx via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 48 min.

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The distance between Columbus and San Antonio is 1146 miles. The road distance is 1317.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to San Antonio without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 48 min and costs $130 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Columbus to San Antonio, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Columbus to San Antonio is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $150 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 28 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 8 min.

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Columbus to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Antonio, Tx station.

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San Antonio is 1 h behind Columbus. It is currently 8:32 PM in Columbus and 7:32 PM in San Antonio.

Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to San Antonio is 1318 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 20 min to drive from Columbus to San Antonio.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 1146 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Columbus to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to San Antonio via Dallas, Tx in around 28 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Columbus to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Covington to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Columbus, Oh to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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
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