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Recommended option

Fly Columbus to San Antonio  •  6 h 35 min

  1. CMH - SAT

$235 - $1,007

Cheapest option

Bus via Dallas/Forth Worth  •  30 h 12 min

  1. 1537

$130 - $296

6 alternative options

Fly Columbus to Austin, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. CMH - AUS

$139 - $598

Bus to Covington, fly to San Antonio  •  7 h 47 min

  1. CVG - SAT

$171 - $742

Bus  •  28 h 48 min

  1. 1537
  2. 9403 / ...

$132 - $328

Bus, train via St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak  •  36 h 31 min

  1. 1683 / ...
  2. Texas Eagle

$176 - $499

Bus, train  •  41 h 53 min

$226 - $658

Drive  •  21 h 20 min

  1. 1317.7 miles

$120 - $190

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three 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 St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to San Antonio via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Columbus to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Covington to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak 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 Amtrak
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 Amtrak 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbus and San Antonio is 1834 km. The road distance is 2108 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Columbus to San Antonio is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $230 - $1,100.

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.

It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Columbus to San Antonio, including transfers.