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There are 5 ways to get from High Point to Columbia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc 1093

$44 - $80

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Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from High Point Amtrak to Cary Amtrak Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak Silver Star

$69 - $160

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from High Point to Columbia 170.8 miles

$16 - $25

Train to Charlotte, fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from High Point Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Columbia (CAE) CLT - CAE

$233 - $1,189

Fly from Greensboro/High Point  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Columbia (CAE) GSO - CAE

$200 - $986

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The cheapest way to get from High Point to Columbia is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from High Point to Columbia is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from High Point to Columbia. However, there are services departing from High Point Amtrak and arriving at Columbia Amtrak via Cary Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between High Point and Columbia is 148 miles. The road distance is 170.8 miles.

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The best way to get from High Point to Columbia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from High Point to Columbia, including transfers.

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High Point to Columbia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from High Point Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from High Point to Columbia is to bus which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 6 h 52 min, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Columbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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High Point to Columbia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Columbia Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from High Point to Columbia.
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  • Distance: 148 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between High Point, NC, USA and Columbia, SC, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from High Point to Columbia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from High Point to Columbia via Cary Amtrak in around 6 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Columbia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from High Point Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Cary Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from High Point Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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.

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 Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between High Point to Columbia is 171 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from High Point to Columbia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Columbia Airport.

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