There are 8 ways to get from Providence to Columbus by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Providence  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Columbus (CMH) PVD - CMH

$154 - $807

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Columbus, OH

$81 - $97

6 alternative options

Train to Boston, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Columbus (CMH) BOS - CMH

$127 - $610

Train, bus Sky Horse Bus  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$128 - $150

Bus Sky Horse Bus  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$103 - $120

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$177 - $458

Train Amtrak, bus  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$124 - $480

Drive  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Columbus 723 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Columbus is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Columbus is to train and fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Providence and Columbus is 622 miles. The road distance is 723 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Providence to Columbus, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Providence, Ri and arriving at Columbus, OH via Boston, MA and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Providence to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Columbus via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42 St - Bryant Pk, East Broadway, and New York City, NY in around 13 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com
Jaguar Bus Tour
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Bus from New York, NY - 59 Canal St. to Columbus, OH - 139 E Main St
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ijaguarbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Newark, Nj to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

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