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There are 4 ways to get from Nashville to Columbus by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 4m

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

$154 - $707

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Bus  •  9h 40m

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

$40 - $100

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Bus via Louisville, Ky  •  9h 10m

  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

Drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Nashville to Columbus 381.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Columbus is to fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 3h 4m.

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

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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 9h 10m and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m 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 3h 4m and costs $150 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 335.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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 9h 10m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Columbus is 1h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 8:22 PM in Nashville and 9:22 PM in Columbus.

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

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Nashville Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 32m and costs $2.

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