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.

Recommended option

Fly to Norfolk  •  5 h 4 min

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

$203 - $929

Cheapest option

Bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  17 h 10 min

  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

4 alternative options

Fly to Newport News, line 112 bus, line 961 bus, line 960 bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Newport News (PHF) CMH - PHF
  2. Take the line 112 bus from Patrick Henry Mall to Newport News Transfer Center
  3. Take the line 961 bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Wood & Church
  4. Take the line 960 bus from Wood & Church to Parks & 20Th

$197 - $959

Bus, train  •  18 h 56 min

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

$157 - $398

Bus  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va

$87 - $213

Drive  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Virginia Beach 589.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $200 - $950 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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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 17 h 10 min.

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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 17 h 10 min and costs $70 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min 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 5 h 4 min and costs $200 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 17 h 10 min.

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

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Columbus to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Norfolk, 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: 5 h 4 min

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

Southwest 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 17 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Patrick Henry Mall to Newport News Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Wood & Church
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Wood & Church to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.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
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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