There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Columbus by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Columbus (CMH) FLL - CMH

$181 - $604

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Bus, Megabus  •  33 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami to Orlando
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Jacksonville
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh

$126 - $283

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Fly from Miami  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Columbus (CMH) MIA - CMH

$134 - $427

Bus  •  32 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami - Holiday Inn to Fort Pierce, FL - Love's
  2. Take the bus from Ft Pierce, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh

$161 - $339

Train, bus via Savannah Amtrak  •  34 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Columbus, Oh 1096 / ...

$154 - $424

Train, bus  •  36 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh

$225 - $647

Drive  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Columbus 1158.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Miami - Holiday Inn and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Ft Pierce, Fl and Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 23 min.

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The distance between Miami and Columbus is 999 miles. The road distance is 1158.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Miami to Columbus, including transfers.

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Miami to Columbus bus services, operated by Javax Bus, depart from Miami - Holiday Inn station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Columbus is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 33 min.

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Miami to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Columbus, Oh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Columbus is 1159 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 16 min to drive from Miami to Columbus.

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Columbus Airport.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 999.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Miami to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Columbus via Fort Pierce, FL - Love's, Ft Pierce, Fl, and Jacksonville, Fl in around 32 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Miami to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Miami to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Miami to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Miami to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Miami to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
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Bus from Miami - Holiday Inn to Fort Pierce, FL - Love's
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Pierce, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com

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