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There are 6 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  1h 12m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Columbus (CMH) IAD - CMH

$80 - $370

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Bus via E Mound St & S 4Th St  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1675 / ...

$58 - $92

4 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbus (CMH) DCA - CMH

$84 - $370

Bus  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa 4407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1675 / ...

$66 - $107

Train, bus  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1675 / ...

$76 - $114

Drive  •  6h 59m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) 394 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) is to fly which costs $80 - $370 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH). However, there are services departing from Washington Dulles Airport and arriving at John Glenn International Airport Baggage Claim via Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Pa and E Mound St & S 4Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 30m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Columbus Airport (CMH) is 300 miles. The road distance is 394 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) without a car is to bus via E Mound St & S 4Th St which takes 14h 30m and costs $55 - $95.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Columbus (CMH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) is to fly which takes 1h 12m and costs $80 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus via E Mound St & S 4Th St, which costs $55 - $95 and takes 14h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Columbus, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH).
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  • Distance: 300.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Columbus Airport (CMH), USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) via Washington DC, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh, and E Mound St & S 4Th St in around 14h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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 Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH) is 394 miles. It takes approximately 6h 59m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Columbus Airport (CMH).

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Columbus Airport (CMH). Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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