There are 8 ways to get from Naperville to Columbus by train, plane, bus 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

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Columbus (CMH) MDW - CMH

$127 - $402

Cheapest option

Train, bus Hoosier Ride  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH Chicago / ...

$31 - $113

6 alternative options

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbus (CMH) ORD - CMH

$117 - $283

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dayton, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$152 - $282

Train Amtrak, bus  •  9 h

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

$68 - $173

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$59 - $140

Bus Barons Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Naperville, IL to Chicago, IL 1201-1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus Ohio State University Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$55 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Naperville to Columbus 377.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naperville to Columbus is to train and bus which costs $30 - $120 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naperville to Columbus is to train and fly which costs $120 - $410 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Naperville and Columbus is 299 miles. The road distance is 377.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Naperville to Columbus, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naperville to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Naperville Rt59 and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

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There are 222+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Naperville to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Davenport station.

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Map of how to get from Naperville to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 298.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Naperville, IL, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Naperville to Columbus via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh in around 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 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
Bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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
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 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $110
Book at
hoosierride.com

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