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There are 6 ways to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach 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.

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Fly to Norfolk  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Norfolk (ORF) CMH - ORF

$203 - $929

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Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$71 - $139

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Fly to Newport News, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Newport News (PHF) CMH - PHF
  2. Take the bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  18h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from 59 Canal Street, NY to Norfolk, VA Nyc

$102 - $112

Bus, train  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station

$157 - $398

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Virginia Beach 589.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $200 - $950 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 10m.

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The distance between Columbus and Virginia Beach is 439 miles. The road distance is 589.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 17h 10m and costs $70 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs $200 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 17h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 8m and has one stopover.

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Columbus to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Virginia Beach, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 438.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to Virginia Beach hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Virginia Beach via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington DC, and Washington, DC - Union Station in around 17h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from 59 Canal Street, NY to Norfolk, VA
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lion VA
Phone
+1-917-398-0398
Email
help@ilikebus.com
Website
lionva.com
Bus from New York, NY to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
lionva.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Virginia Beach is 590 miles. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Columbus to Virginia Beach.

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

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There are 589+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $69 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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