There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Columbus by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Los Angeles to Columbus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbus (CMH) LAX - CMH

$178 - $563

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Cleveland, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cleveland (CLE) LAX - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$131 - $494

6 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Columbus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Columbus (CMH) BUR - CMH

$227 - $472

Fly Los Angeles to Dayton, bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Dayton (DAY) LAX - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$203 - $332

Fly Los Angeles to Covington, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Covington (CVG) LAX - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$135 - $452

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh 1684 / ...

$210 - $550

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$341 - $988

Drive  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Columbus 2255.1 miles

$220 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Columbus is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $460 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Columbus is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Columbus is 1985 miles. The road distance is 2255.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Los Angeles to Columbus, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Columbus, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Columbus hourly. Tickets cost $210 - $550 and the journey takes 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Columbus via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $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 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 Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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