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There are 10 ways to get from Ohio to Nebraska 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 Columbus to Lincoln  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Lincoln (LNK) CMH - LNK

$265 - $1,233

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$101 - $216

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Fly Columbus to Omaha  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Omaha (OMA) CMH - OMA

$185 - $957

Fly Cleveland to Omaha  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Omaha (OMA) CLE - OMA

$328 - $358

Fly Covington to Omaha  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Omaha (OMA) CVG - OMA

$206 - $1,006

Bus to Detroit, fly to Omaha  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Omaha (OMA) DTW - OMA

$221 - $1,135

Bus, train  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$107 - $306

Bus, train via Toledo Amtrak Station  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station

$141 - $378

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Omaha, NE

$109 - $173

Drive  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Omaha 786.1 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Ohio to Nebraska is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio to Nebraska is to fly which costs $260 - $1,300 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ohio to Nebraska. However, there are services departing from Columbus, OH and arriving at Omaha, NE via Richmond, IN and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 25m.

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The distance between Ohio and Nebraska is 891 miles. The road distance is 786.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Nebraska without a car is to bus and train which takes 18h and costs $100 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Ohio to Nebraska, including transfers.

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Ohio to Nebraska bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Columbus, OH station.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Nebraska is to fly which takes 5h 31m and costs $260 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 19h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 6m and has one stopover.

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Ohio to Nebraska bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Map of how to get from Ohio to Nebraska.
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  • Distance: 891.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Ohio, USA and Nebraska, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Columbus to Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Omaha via Richmond, IN and Indianapolis, IN in around 19h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Lincoln via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Columbus to Lincoln via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
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
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.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 Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Nebraska is 1h behind Ohio. It is currently 5:58 PM in Ohio and 4:58 PM in Nebraska.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohio to Nebraska is 786 miles. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Ohio to Nebraska.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Lincoln Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Nebraska. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs $3 - $5.

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