There are 8 ways to get from New Brunswick to Columbus by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Columbus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Columbus (CMH) EWR - CMH

$180 - $576

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Train, bus Sky Horse Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$65 - $84

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus (CMH) LGA - CMH

$134 - $626

Train to New York JFK, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH) JFK - CMH

$156 - $625

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH) PHL - CMH

$196 - $542

Fly Newark to Dayton, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Dayton (DAY) EWR - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$155 - $475

Train Amtrak, bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$88 - $235

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Columbus 516.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Columbus is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Columbus is to train and fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Columbus is 455 miles. The road distance is 516.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Columbus without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from New Brunswick to Columbus, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 41 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Columbus is 517 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from New Brunswick to Columbus.

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Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Columbus Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 454.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Brunswick to Columbus. However, you can take the train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the walk to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the train to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Columbus, take the walk to Columbus, OH - Airport, then take the bus to Columbus. Alternatively, you can take the train to New York Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, take the subway to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the walk to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the bus to Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B, take the walk to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Columbus, take the walk to Columbus, OH - Airport, then take the bus to Columbus.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Newark to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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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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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com
Jaguar Bus Tour
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Bus from New York, NY - 59 Canal St. to Columbus, OH - 139 E Main St
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ijaguarbus.com
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com

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