There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis 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 to Columbus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. MSP - CMH

$164 - $378

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Ssl

$88 - $152

5 alternative options

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. MSP - DAY

$189 - $437

Bus  •  17 h 37 min

$94 - $229

Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak  •  17 h 42 min

$132 - $353

Train, bus  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Empire Builder
  2. 0351 / ...

$97 - $293

Drive  •  12 h 44 min

  1. 765.9 miles

$75 - $110

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh in around 17 h 37 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Hoosier Ride
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 Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minneapolis and Columbus is 1009 km. The road distance is 1225 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Columbus is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Columbus is to fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $160 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Minneapolis to Columbus, including transfers.