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

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Fly from Orlando  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Columbus (CMH) MCO - CMH

$124 - $437

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Bus  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh 1090 / ...

$105 - $267

2 alternative options

Bus to Tampa, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Columbus (CMH) TPA - CMH

$149 - $440

Drive  •  15h 59m

  1. Drive from Orlando to Columbus 953.7 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Columbus is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Columbus is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 30m.

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The distance between Orlando and Columbus is 799 miles. The road distance is 953.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 25h 30m and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Orlando to Columbus, including transfers.

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Orlando to Columbus bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Orlando, Fl station.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Columbus is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs $120 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 25h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Orlando Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from Orlando to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 799.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Orlando to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Columbus via Jacksonville, Fl in around 25h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Tampa to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Tampa to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Columbus is 954 miles. It takes approximately 15h 59m to drive from Orlando to Columbus.

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to Columbus Airport.

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Book your Orlando to Columbus bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Orlando Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 41m and costs $3.

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