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There are 10 ways to get from Princeton to Columbus by bus, plane, 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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Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus (CMH) LGA - CMH

$134 - $639

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Bus  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$65 - $97

8 alternative options

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH) PHL - CMH

$192 - $536

Bus to New York JFK, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH) JFK - CMH

$157 - $637

Train to Newark, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Columbus (CMH) EWR - CMH

$178 - $599

Train to Baltimore, fly to Columbus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Columbus (CMH) BWI - CMH

$198 - $684

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Columbus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbus (CMH) DCA - CMH

$157 - $576

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Dayton, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$207 - $1,415

Train, bus  •  14 h 17 min

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

$84 - $229

Drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Columbus 503.7 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Columbus is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Columbus is to line 606 bus and train and fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Columbus is 444 miles. The road distance is 503.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 8 min and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Princeton to Columbus, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Columbus is 504 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to drive from Princeton to Columbus.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 213+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 443.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Princeton to Columbus via New York Port Authority, 42 St - Bryant Pk, East Broadway, and New York, NY in around 12 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station 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 Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
4 times a day
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
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

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