There are 9 ways to get from Herndon to Columbus by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Washington Dulles to Columbus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Columbus (CMH) IAD - CMH

$85 - $382

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Bus Megabus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$58 - $108

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Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Columbus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbus (CMH) DCA - CMH

$81 - $372

Line 950 bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 950 bus from Center St @ Locust St to Wiehle Metro Bay H
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Columbus (CMH) BWI - CMH

$185 - $653

Fly Washington Dulles to Dayton, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Dayton (DAY) IAD - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$170 - $772

Bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa 4407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$67 - $155

Train, bus  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$82 - $200

Train, bus via Cleveland Amtrak  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1537 / ...

$94 - $255

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Herndon to Columbus 393.7 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Herndon and Columbus is 309 miles. The road distance is 393.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Herndon to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Herndon to Columbus, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Herndon to Columbus is to fly which takes 2 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herndon to Columbus is 394 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Herndon to Columbus.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Herndon to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Herndon to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 308.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

United Airlines flies from Herndon to Columbus 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Herndon to Columbus via Wiehle Metro Bay H, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, FARRAGUT WEST station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, UNION STATION station, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, PA, and Pittsburgh, Pa in around 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Center St @ Locust St to Wiehle Metro Bay H
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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