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 51 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 21 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH 0351 / ...

$33 - $113

6 alternative options

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 9 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 34 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  •  8 h 59 min

  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  •  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

Train, bus Hoosier Ride #2  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport Ssl
  3. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH

$62 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Naperville to Columbus 377.4 miles

$35 - $55

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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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
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 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 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

How far is it from Naperville to Columbus?

The distance between Naperville and Columbus is 478 km. The road distance is 604 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Naperville to Columbus?

The cheapest way to get from Naperville to Columbus is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Naperville to Columbus?

The quickest way to get from Naperville to Columbus is to train and fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $120 - $410.

Is there a direct bus between Naperville and Columbus?

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.

How long does it take to get from Naperville to Columbus?

It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Naperville to Columbus, including transfers.