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There are 10 ways to get from Omaha to Ohio 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 to Columbus  •  4 h 43 min

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

$184 - $906

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  19 h 16 min

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

$104 - $314

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Fly to Dayton  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Dayton (DAY) OMA - DAY

$192 - $842

Fly to Toledo  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Toledo (TOL) OMA - TOL

$232 - $952

Fly to Cleveland  •  6 h

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

$328 - $358

Fly to Covington  •  6 h 19 min

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

$186 - $908

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  17 h 55 min

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

$110 - $168

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh 1612 / ...

$108 - $229

Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak  •  18 h 50 min

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

$141 - $374

Drive  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to Columbus 784.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Omaha to Ohio is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to Ohio is to fly which costs $180 - $950 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to Ohio. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at Columbus, OH via Indianapolis, IN and Richmond, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

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The distance between Omaha and Ohio is 701 miles. The road distance is 784.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Ohio without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 55 min and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Omaha to Ohio, including transfers.

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Omaha to Ohio bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Ohio is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $180 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 17 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Omaha Airport to Columbus Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Omaha to Ohio bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Columbus, OH station.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to Ohio.
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  • Distance: 700.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and Ohio, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Omaha to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to Columbus via Indianapolis, IN and Richmond, IN in around 17 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Omaha to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Columbus via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Omaha to Covington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Dayton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Omaha to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once 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 Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
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
Burlington Trailways
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City, Mo to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Ohio is 1 h ahead of Omaha. It is currently 11:25 AM in Omaha and 12:25 PM in Ohio.

Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to Ohio is 785 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 49 min to drive from Omaha to Ohio.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Ohio. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2.

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