There are 7 ways to get from West Lafayette to Columbus by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh 4511
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...

$39 - $92

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH

$55 - $108

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Columbus 239 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Indianapolis to Columbus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Columbus (CMH) IND - CMH

$169 - $832

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Columbus (CMH) MDW - CMH

$144 - $443

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbus (CMH) ORD - CMH

$132 - $321

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$167 - $320

What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to Columbus via Cincinnati, Oh in around 6 h. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from West Lafayette to Columbus hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between West Lafayette and Columbus is 336 km. The road distance is 382 km.

The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to Columbus is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to Columbus is to drive which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $23 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

It takes approximately 6 h to get from West Lafayette to Columbus, including transfers.