Bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH

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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Columbus, OH

Cheapest Bus$35.00
Fastest Bus8h 45m
Earliest Bus6:05 AM
Latest Bus3:40 PM
Daily Bus Routes7 Ø
Distance276.0 miles
Bus CompaniesBarons Bus, Greyhound US
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 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

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  • Barons Bus
    7:30 AM
    Chicago, IL - Greyhound Bus Station
    Duration 9h 15m
    4:45 PM
    Columbus, OH - Greyhound Bus Station
    from$35.00
  • Barons Bus
    6:05 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 8h 45m
    2:50 PM
    Columbus, OH
    from$35.00
  • Barons Bus
    7:30 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 9h 20m
    4:50 PM
    Columbus, OH
    from$35.00
  • Barons Bus
    3:40 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 9h 20m
    1:00 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$35.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:45 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 10h 0m
    7:45 PM
    Columbus, OH
    from$45.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 14h 20m
    12:40 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$45.00
  • Greyhound US
    1:00 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 12h 0m
    1:00 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$45.00
  • Greyhound US
    1:40 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 18h 20m
    8:00 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$45.00
  • Barons Bus
    6:05 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 14h 10m
    8:15 PM
    Columbus, OH
    from$47.00
  • Barons Bus
    7:30 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 13h 0m
    8:30 PM
    Columbus, OH
    from$47.00
  • Barons Bus
    3:40 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 15h 40m
    7:20 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$47.00
  • Greyhound US
    11:00 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 20h 20m
    7:20 AM
    Columbus, OH
    from$50.00
  • Greyhound US
    11:00 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 8h 45m
    7:45 PM
    Columbus, OH
    from$58.00

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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 Barons Bus at $35.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 8h 45m. 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
E Main St 139, 43215 Columbus, OH (USA)
E Town St 111, 43215 Columbus, OH (USA)
W Spring St 35, 43215 Columbus, OH (USA)
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 $35.00 and takes 8h 45m 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 $35.00 and $94.00. 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 7 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 Greyhound US and takes 8h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $44.00. 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 6:05 AM. 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 3:40 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 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 25 direct bus connections with the following companies: 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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