There are 3 ways to get from Put-in-Bay to Columbus by car ferry, car, bus, ferry or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, drive, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  2. Drive from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$31 - $64

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH Miller Ferry
  2. Drive from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Columbus

$20 - $27

1 alternative option

Ferry, car ferry, taxi, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Put-in-Bay to Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry
  2. Take the car ferry from Middle Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  3. Take a taxi from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$133 - $188

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Put-in-Bay to Columbus is to car ferry and drive which costs $20 - $28 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Put-in-Bay to Columbus is to car ferry and drive which costs $20 - $28 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Put-in-Bay and Columbus is 118 miles.

The best way to get from Put-in-Bay to Columbus without a car is to ferry and car ferry and taxi and bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Put-in-Bay to Columbus, including transfers.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Put-in-Bay to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 117.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Put-in-Bay, OH, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

There is no direct connection from Put-in-Bay to Columbus. However, you can take the drive to Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH, take the car ferry to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH, take the drive to Toledo, Oh, then take the bus to Columbus, Oh. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry, take the walk to Middle Bass Island, OH, take the car ferry to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH, take the taxi to Toledo, Oh, then take the bus to Columbus, Oh.

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.

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 Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Miller Boat Line
Website
millerferry.com
Car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Car ferry from Middle Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Middle Bass Ferry
Website
middlebassferry.com
Ferry from Put-in-Bay to Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
The Squeaky Wheel Shuttle
Phone
+1 419-271-7100
A Sandusky Taxi
Phone
+1 419-366-7918

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