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Omaha - Columbia Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Omaha to Columbia. Traveling by coach from Omaha to Columbia usually takes around 35 hours and 50 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance958 mi (1542 km)
Shortest duration35h 50m
Cheapest price£110.11
Most frequent serviceJefferson Lines
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Price trends for coaches from Omaha to Columbia

Average prices by travel date

£137£91£46AugAug

Monthly average prices

£124£99£75£50£25SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

£145£116£87£58£293020100

What coach companies travel from Omaha to Columbia?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Omaha to Columbia. Jefferson Lines is the only company to provides coach transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines11d 11h 50m£126.76
  • Jefferson Lines

    Jefferson Lines

    Jefferson Lines is a well-established intercity bus company with service to some of the Midwest’s top travel destinations. As one of the United States’ largest bus service providers, Jefferson Lines is beloved by students, commuters, and vacationers in America’s heartland. Travel with Jefferson Lines is comfortable thanks to reclining seats, individual climate controls, restrooms, and free WiFi. You can even check the status of your trip with their bus tracker tool. The carrier provides safe, affordable, and reliable service from Omaha to Columbia with ticket prices as low as £110.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Omaha to Columbia during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Omaha to Columbia?

The coach takes an average of 35 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 958 miles from Omaha to Columbia. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Omaha?

There is usually only one coach per day from Omaha to Columbia. It leaves the station in Omaha at 23:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Omaha to Columbia. However, it is not a direct coach, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Omaha to Columbia; ticket prices start at £235.94.

City Information

Omaha

Once known as the “Gateway to the West,” Omaha effortlessly blends its rich historical heritage with modern growth. To catch an air of the city’s old-town vibe, head towards the Old Market quarter. Featuring brick-paved streets along with horse-drawn carriages, the area is an idyllic time capsule that offers a glimpse into the past. Also situated within the quarter are the Joslyn Art Museum and the Omaha Children’s Museum. Animal lovers might want to check out Omaha’s Doorly Zoo or the Aquarium, which features cute Rockhopper penguins as well as a 70-foot shark tunnel.

Steakhouses dominate the city’s restaurant scene, but there has been a recent boom of modern eateries. If you wish to enjoy these modern foods, Kitchen Table will offer everything you need.

The busiest bus station in the city is the Burlington Trailways Terminal downtown. For trains, the main Amtrak station is located on S 9th St, not too far from the bus station. Omaha is served by Amtrak’s California Zephyr line. The city’s principal airport is the Eppley Airfield, located 3 miles northeast of downtown.

Columbia

Columbia, SC

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As the capital city of South Carolina, Columbia offers plenty of historic attractions and exciting activities that will keep tourists of all ages satisfied. Sitting at the heart of the city is the South Carolina State Museum, which boasts the most impressive collection of permanent and changing exhibits in the state, as well as in the Southeast. One of the top highlights of the museum is its amazing planetarium that has a height of 55 feet. If you are traveling with kids, EdVenture should certainly be on your list. The museum’s prime attraction is a giant 10-year-old with his own fake digestive tracts and vertebrae, allowing kids to explore anatomy with ease. Nature lovers should not miss out on the chance to enjoy an outdoor day at Lake Murray, which features a vast range of activities such as boating, fishing, paddling, etc.

Columbia features an exciting food scene that is brimming with new talents. For an amazing lunch, The Gourmet Shop and their famous chicken salad will be a great choice. If you wish to enjoy a dinner with wine, Lula Drake is the place to be.

Columbia’s principal bus station is located 710-A Buckner Rd on the outskirts of the city. The main Amtrak train station is located on Pulaski St in the heart of downtown near the University of South Carolina campus. Columbia is served by Amtrak’s Silver Service line. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the main airport and it is located five miles southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Omaha?

Main departure station: Burlington Trailways Terminal

The Burlington Trailways Station on Jackson St, located in east Omaha, provides bus services for several bus carriers: Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, Express Arrow, and Burlington Trailways. The station features an indoor waiting area, as well as vending machines and restrooms. The Burlington Trailways station is only a short walk from several cafes and restaurants if you feel like grabbing something more substantial to get you through your bus journey.

All coach stations in Omaha:

  • Burlington Trailways Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Columbia?

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 710-A Buckner Rd

The Bus Terminal on 710-A Buckner Road is the main intercity bus station in Columbia and is served by several bus companies, including Greyhound and Southeastern Stages. The terminal offers an indoor waiting area with benches, vending machines, and restrooms. Buses leave from this station daily to destinations like Atlanta, Charlotte, Jacksonville, Baltimore, and Orlando. Transport throughout Columbia is also convenient, as the Comet, a public transit bus service, connects the Columbia Bus Terminal with the Amtrak Station and Columbia's airport.

Coach stations in Columbia:

  • Bus Terminal - 710-A Buckner Rd

Need a return trip from Columbia to Omaha?

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