There are 4 ways to get from Harrisburg to Columbus by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Rs Sideling Hill, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Rs Sideling Hill, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh

$58 - $136

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$70 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Columbus 371.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Columbus (CMH) MDT - CMH

$234 - $958

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Columbus is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Columbus is to fly which costs $230 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg, Pa and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Rs Sideling Hill, Pa and Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Columbus is 326 miles. The road distance is 371.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $55 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Harrisburg to Columbus, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Harrisburg, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Columbus is to bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $55 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Harrisburg Airport to Columbus Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 325.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to Columbus via Rs Sideling Hill, Pa and Pittsburgh, Pa in around 8 h 4 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Harrisburg to Columbus hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Rs Sideling Hill, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Rs Sideling Hill, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Columbus is 372 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Harrisburg to Columbus.

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Air Canada, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Harrisburg Airport to Columbus Airport.

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The nearest airport to Columbus is Columbus (CMH) Airport which is 6.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Dayton (DAY) (65.3 miles), Akron (CAK) (106 miles), Covington (CVG) (109.1 miles) and Cleveland (CLE) (118 miles).

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There are 226+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Harrisburg Airport is to line 007 bus which takes 36 min and costs $1 - $3.

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