There are 6 ways to get from Louisville to Columbus by bus, 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.

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Bus via Cincinnati, Oh  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...

$32 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...

$25 - $60

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Columbus 207.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Louisville to Columbus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Columbus (CMH) SDF - CMH

$144 - $808

Fly Louisville to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Dayton (DAY) SDF - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$169 - $817

Bus to Lexington, fly to Columbus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
  2. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Columbus (CMH) LEX - CMH

$211 - $915

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The cheapest way to get from Louisville to Columbus is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Louisville to Columbus is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Louisville and Columbus is 190 miles. The road distance is 207.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Louisville to Columbus, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Louisville, Ky and arriving at Columbus, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Louisville, KY, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Louisville to Columbus via Cincinnati, Oh in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Louisville to Columbus hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lexington to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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 Louisville, Ky to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com

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