Bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH

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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH

Cheapest Bus$37.00
Fastest Bus10h 30m
Earliest Bus4:15 PM
Latest Bus9:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance276.0 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US, FlixBus, Barons Bus
Do you want to travel by bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Chicago and arriving in Columbus, OH and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Greyhound US, FlixBus or Barons Bus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Chicago Columbus, OH bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Chicago and Columbus, OH which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Columbus, OH, alternative destinations from Chicago, and the most popular airport shuttles from Columbus, OH.

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Columbus, OH

Today
from $38.00
Tomorrow
from $35.00
07/30
from $19.99
07/31
from $37.00
08/01
08/02
from $19.99

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Greyhound US
    9:30 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 11h 20m
    8:50 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$37.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:30 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 10h 30m
    8:00 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$37.00
  • Greyhound US
    4:15 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 15h 40m
    7:55 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$39.00

What are the cheapest buses from Chicago to Columbus, OH you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Chicago to Columbus, OH but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    10:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Canal & Van Buren
    Duration 8h 0m
    6:00 PM
    Columbus, OH - ABM Public Parking
    from$19.99
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/02/2021
  • Barons Bus
    3:40 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 9h 20m
    1:00 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$35.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 06/24/2021

Bus Chicago to Columbus, OH: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Chicago to Columbus, OH and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $19.99, whereas the quickest connection takes 10h 30m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Chicago Columbus, OH bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Chicago to Columbus, OH!

Bus stops in Chicago and Columbus, OH

Stations
Columbus, OH - ABM Public Parking
E Rich Street 100, 43215  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Columbus, OH - E Main St & S Lazelle St
E Main St 139, 43215  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Columbus, OH - Greyhound Bus Station
E Town St 111, 43215  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Columbus, OH - Mobil Gas Station
E Rich St 213, 43215  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Columbus, OH - Spring St Terminal
W Spring St 35, 43215  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Columbus, OH - University
N High St 1739, 43210  Columbus, OH  (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Chicago to Columbus, OH

How much does a Chicago Columbus, OH bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $37.00 and takes 8h 0m to reach Columbus, OH. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Chicago to Columbus, OH?

This route is offered by 2 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $19.99 and $53.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Columbus, OH.

On average, how many connections are available from Chicago to Columbus, OH each day?

Every day, the Chicago Columbus, OH bus route is served by approximately 3 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Chicago to Columbus, OH take?

The fastest bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH is offered by FlixBus and takes 10h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $19.99. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH?

The earliest bus arriving in Columbus, OH from Chicago starts at 4:15 PM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH?

The latest bus trip departing from Chicago for Columbus, OH starts at 9:30 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Chicago Columbus, OH route?

When traveling by bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH, passengers can travel with Greyhound US, FlixBus and Barons Bus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Chicago to Columbus, OH, CheckMyBus currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: Greyhound US and Barons Bus

What can I take with me on the Chicago to Columbus, OH bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Chicago Columbus, OH bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Chicago Columbus, OH bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH on your planned travel date.

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