There are 5 ways to get from Nashville to Columbus by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Columbus (CMH) BNA - CMH

$158 - $711

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Bus #2  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...

$40 - $100

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Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$51 - $111

Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$55 - $133

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Columbus 381.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Columbus is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Columbus is to fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Columbus, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Columbus is 335 miles. The road distance is 381.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Nashville to Columbus, including transfers.

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Nashville to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Columbus is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $150 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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  • Distance: 335.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Nashville to Columbus twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Columbus via Louisville, KY, E Broadway @ S Brook, W Broadway @ 5th, Louisville, Ky, and Cincinnati, Oh in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Columbus is 1 h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 9:15 AM in Nashville and 10:15 AM in Columbus.

Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Columbus is 382 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Nashville to Columbus.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Nashville Airport to Columbus Airport.

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Book your Nashville to Columbus bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $7.

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