Cheap train tickets from New York to Columbus, OH


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How much are train tickets from New York to Columbus, OH?

Lowest Price£86.86
Fastest18h 55m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Columbus, OH?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York to Columbus is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New York to Columbus was £102.77. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £45.50 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from New York to Columbus, OH?

The distance between New York and Columbus is approximately 476.52 miles, or 766.69 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 21 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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 day for trains from New York to Columbus?

On Friday trains from New York to Columbus are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from New York to Columbus?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Columbus. One train carrier operates regular service on the New York to Columbus route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Columbus, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from New York to Columbus, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from New York to Columbus, OH, which start at £42.66.

One train company connects New York to Columbus


Amtrak train tickets from New York to Columbus start from £86.86, and on average cost £111.96. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Columbus. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Columbus trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St,

From New York to Columbus train travel on Amtrak takes 21 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Columbus faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £120.80 for a one-way train ticket to Columbus.

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There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Columbus:
  • Penn Station
There is one train station where trains from New York arrive in Columbus:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St