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There are 6 ways to get from Miami to Columbia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Columbia  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Columbia (CAE) MIA - CAE

$184 - $854

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Bus  •  21h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood to Jacksonville, Fl 3798
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbia, Sc 1096 / ...

$76 - $191

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Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) MIA - GSP
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Columbia

$198 - $782

Fly to Savannah, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Savannah (SAV) MIA - SAV
  2. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak Station to Columbia Amtrak Station

$219 - $1,089

Train  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak Station to Columbia Amtrak Station Silver Star

$102 - $312

Drive  •  10h 22m

  1. Drive from Miami to Columbia 636.2 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Columbia is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Columbia is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $800 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Columbia. However, there are services departing from Se 1 St & 1 Av and arriving at Sumter Laurel SB via Hollywood, Jacksonville, Fl, Buckner Cort EB and Koon Cody SB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to Columbia station. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at Columbia Amtrak Station via Miami Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 37m.

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The distance between Miami and Columbia is 574 miles. The road distance is 636.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Columbia without a car is to train which takes 17h 37m and costs $100 - $320.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Miami to Columbia, including transfers.

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Miami to Columbia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hollywood station.

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Miami to Columbia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Miami Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Columbia is to fly which takes 6h 33m and costs $180 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $320 and takes 17h 37m, you could also bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 21h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Columbia.
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  • Distance: 573.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Columbia, SC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Miami to Columbia hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Miami to Columbia once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $310 and the journey takes 16h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from Miami to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Miami to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Columbia via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Miami to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Miami to Savannah
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Miami to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
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 Savannah Amtrak Station to Columbia Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Miami Amtrak Station to Columbia Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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 Hollywood to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Miami Airport to Columbia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 53m and has one stopover.

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Miami to Columbia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Columbia, Sc station.

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Miami to Columbia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Columbia Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Columbia is 636 miles. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Miami to Columbia.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Columbia Airport.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Columbia. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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