There are 5 ways to get from Suffolk to Columbia by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Columbia (CAE) ORF - CAE

$347 - $1,417

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Rocky Mount, Nc 4845
  2. Take the train from Rocky Mount Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak Silver Star

$107 - $227

3 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak Silver Star

$187 - $417

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Asheville, Nc 4845
  2. Take the bus from Asheville to Columbia Asheville

$129 - $218

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Suffolk to Columbia 364.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Suffolk to Columbia is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suffolk to Columbia is to fly which costs $340 - $1,500 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Suffolk and Columbia is 315 miles. The road distance is 364.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Columbia without a car is to train which takes 10 h 39 min and costs $180 - $420.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Suffolk to Columbia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Columbia is to fly which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $340 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $420 and takes 10 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $220 and takes 15 h.

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There is no direct flight from Norfolk Airport to Columbia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suffolk to Columbia is 365 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Suffolk to Columbia.

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  • Distance: 315.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Suffolk, VA, USA and Columbia, SC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Suffolk to Columbia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Suffolk to Columbia via Norfolk Amtrak and Petersburg Amtrak in around 10 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Norfolk to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Train from Rocky Mount Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Norfolk, Va to Rocky Mount, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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