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There are 3 ways to get from Detroit to Columbus by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh 1097 / ...

$25 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Columbus 208.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Columbus (CMH) DTW - CMH

$144 - $857

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Columbus is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Columbus is to fly which costs $140 - $900 and takes 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Columbus, Oh. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Detroit and Columbus is 165 miles. The road distance is 208.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs $25 - $65.

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The bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh takes 4h 35m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Detroit to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Columbus is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs $25 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $900 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Detroit to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Columbus, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 164.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Columbus every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 35m. Alternatively, Delta flies from Detroit to Columbus every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Columbus is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Detroit to Columbus.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 54m and costs $2.

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