There are 5 ways to get from Harrisburg to Columbus by bus, train, car or plane

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

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

4 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 from Harrisburg  •  5 h 16 min

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

$234 - $958

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH) PHL - CMH

$200 - $558

Questions & Answers

The distance between Harrisburg and Columbus is 521 km. The road distance is 595 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Columbus is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $230 - $1,000.

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.

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

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, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Harrisburg to Columbus hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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