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There are 10 ways to get from Trenton to Columbus by train, plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH) PHL - CMH

$191 - $532

Cheapest option

Train, bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

$70 - $89

8 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 3 min

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

$178 - $592

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus (CMH) LGA - CMH

$152 - $666

Train to New York JFK, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH) JFK - CMH

$176 - $665

Train to Baltimore, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 36 min

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

$199 - $680

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 28 min

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

$160 - $566

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center 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

$206 - $1,411

Train Amtrak, bus  •  12 h 35 min

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

$85 - $218

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Trenton to Columbus 492.6 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Columbus is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Columbus is to train and fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Trenton and Columbus is 439 miles. The road distance is 492.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Columbus without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 57 min and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Trenton to Columbus, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Columbus is 493 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to drive from Trenton to Columbus.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 240+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trenton to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 439.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

There is no direct connection from Trenton to Columbus. However, you can take the train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take the walk to 30th Street Station, take the train to Airport Terminal A, take the walk to Philadelphia airport, fly to Columbus, take the walk to Columbus, OH - Airport, then take the bus to Columbus. Alternatively, you can take the train to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Columbus, take the walk to Columbus, OH - Airport, then take the bus to Columbus.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 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 Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
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 Transit Center 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 Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Pittsburgh Amtrak
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 Transit Center to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
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 Transit Center to BWI Airport Amtrak
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 Transit Center 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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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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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