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Harrisburg to Columbus bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$63.20
Fastest time8h 30m
Trips per day5
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How much does a bus ticket from Harrisburg to Columbus cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Harrisburg to Columbus were $67.15.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $51.09 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Harrisburg to Columbus?

The distance between Harrisburg and Columbus is approximately 323.79 miles, or 520.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 10 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Harrisburg to Columbus?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Harrisburg to Columbus by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Harrisburg to Columbus has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Harrisburg to Columbus, with an average of 5 trips per day and 77 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Harrisburg to Columbus. Of the 5 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Harrisburg to Columbus starts at $117.19.

1 carriers offer Harrisburg to Columbus bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Harrisburg to Columbus from $63.20. There are 5 Greyhound schedules from Harrisburg to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $107.76 for a Greyhound ticket to Columbus. In Harrisburg, Greyhound departs to Columbus from Harrisburg Transp Ctr and no other station. In Columbus, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Harrisburg to Columbus takes 10 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Columbus in 8 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $122.11 for a weekend getaway trip to Columbus.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 40m
Avg. Price
$107.76

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Harrisburg. Most bus trips to Columbus will depart from:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
Bus trips arrive in Columbus at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Columbus for trips arriving from Harrisburg:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt