There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly from New York JFK  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH) JFK - CMH

$140 - $600

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Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$64 - $81

4 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus (CMH) LGA - CMH

$137 - $617

Fly from Newark  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Columbus (CMH) EWR - CMH

$183 - $579

Train, bus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$98 - $259

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) 569.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Columbus Airport (CMH) is 484 miles. The road distance is 569.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) is to fly which takes 1 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) is 570 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH).

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Columbus Airport (CMH). Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH).
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  • Distance: 484.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Columbus Airport (CMH), USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) every 3 hours. Alternatively, SkyHorse / Jaguar operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Columbus Airport (CMH) twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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 New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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