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New York, NY to Columbus, OH by bus

The journey from New York, NY to Columbus, OH by bus is 476.78 mi and takes 18 hr 16 min. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:00 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Columbus, OH by bus for as little as $67.20 or as much as $316.80. The best price for this journey is $67.20.

Lowest Price$67.20
Journey Duration18 hr 16 min
Connection per Day18
Lowest Price$67.20
Highest Price$316.80
First Departure1:00 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance476.78 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalColumbus, OH
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

New York, NY to Columbus, OH Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?

The prices for bus tickets from New York, NY to Columbus, OH vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from New York, NY to Columbus, OH will cost $67.20. The average bus ticket price is approximately $175.31. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from New York, NY to Columbus, OH will cost you $175.31. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from New York, NY to Columbus, OH by bus?

With a distance of 476.78 mi between New York, NY and Columbus, OH, it will usually take 18 hr 16 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 18 hr 16 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from New York, NY to Columbus, OH covers a distance of 476.78 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 18 hr 16 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 12 hr 40 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from New York, NY to Columbus, OH faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from New York, NY to Columbus, OH are there every day?

You will be able to travel from New York, NY to Columbus, OH using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 18 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from New York, NY to Columbus, OH using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 5 direct connections from New York, NY to Columbus, OH each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 13 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from New York, NY to Columbus, OH. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Columbus, OH, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $25.68 to $155.52 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 83% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from New York, NY to Columbus, OH

The cheapest New York, NY - Columbus, OH bus tickets can be found for as low as $97.85 if you’re lucky, or $117.27 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $151.48.

Find the best day to travel to Columbus, OH by bus

When travelling to Columbus, OH by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Greyhound, FlixBus and New York Trailways from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
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New York, NY to Columbus, OH CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
53.71kg
Bus
57.55kg
Flight
153.46kg
Car
122.77kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
A bus ticket from New York, NY to Columbus, OH is $175.31. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $67.20.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Columbus, OH is $67.20. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Columbus, OH by bus?
New York, NY to Columbus, OH is 476.78 mi.
How long does the bus between New York, NY and Columbus, OH take?
New York, NY to Columbus, OH is on average 18 hr 16 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
The bus journey from New York, NY to Columbus, OH is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound, FlixBus and New York Trailways.
How many bus connections per day go from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
New York, NY to Columbus, OH has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH leave?
The earliest bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH departs at 1:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH depart?
The latest bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Columbus, OH in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $67.20 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
There are 5 station(s) that you can depart from New York, NY to go to Columbus, OH. You can go from Newark Airport Amtrak, John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York Port Authority Bus Station, LaGuardia Airport and Penn Station and you can arrive at Columbus Bus Station (E Town St) and CMH Airport.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Columbus, OH.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Columbus, OH by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between New York, NY and Columbus, OH is 12 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH?
Yes, there is a direct bus between New York, NY and Columbus, OH.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Columbus, OH by bus?
The bus journey from New York, NY to Columbus, OH creates 57.55kg of CO2 emissions.

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