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There are 4 daily coaches from Harrisburg to Columbus. Traveling by coach from Harrisburg to Columbus usually takes around 10 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 8 hours and 10 minutes.
|Distance||324 mi (521 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 10m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
How much is a coach ticket from Harrisburg to Columbus?
The average coach ticket price from Harrisburg to Columbus is £59.32. That price is based on the daily average cost for all coach trips from Harrisburg to Columbus in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than £59.32 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a coach ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Harrisburg to Columbus by coach so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a coach ticket is expected to be just £44 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Harrisburg to Columbus in August, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £67 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
What coach companies travel from Harrisburg to Columbus?
There is one coach company that operates from Harrisburg to Columbus. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Harrisburg to Columbus every day, with the average journey taking around 10 hours and 54 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Columbus usually start from £44.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Harrisburg to Columbus 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?
The coach usually takes around 10 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 324 miles (521 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to Columbus, OH. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Columbus at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Harrisburg?
The first coach leaves at 14:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Harrisburg to Columbus, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Harrisburg to Columbus every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Columbus; ticket prices start at £62.15.
Where does the coach leave from in Harrisburg?
Most coaches depart from the main station in Harrisburg.
Where does the coach arrive in Columbus?
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Columbus.
Coach stations in Columbus:
Columbus Intl Arpt
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