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Buses from Columbus to Omaha

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Columbus to Omaha. Traveling by bus from Columbus to Omaha usually takes around one hour and 43 minutes, but the fastest Express Arrow bus can make the trip in just one hour and 35 minutes.

Distance72 mi (115 km)
Shortest duration1h 35m
Cheapest price€25.74
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Columbus to Omaha

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




31 December 2021- Visiting family

Express Arrow

Pros: Arrived on time and everyone was professional and helpful. Tips: Yes next week.

Pros: Arrived on time and everyone was professional and helpful. Tips: Yes next week.

How much is a bus ticket from Columbus to Omaha?

Typically €28.30 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Omaha. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Columbus to Omaha. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Columbus to Omaha by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €26 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Columbus to Omaha?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Columbus to Omaha. Express Arrow is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Express Arrow21h 43m€28.93
  • Express Arrow

    Express Arrow

    Book Express Arrow from Columbus to Omaha from €26. There are 2 Express Arrow schedules from Columbus to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to Omaha. In Columbus, Express Arrow departs to Omaha from 4212 Howard Blvd and no other station. In Omaha, Express Arrow arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Columbus to Omaha takes 1 hours and 43 minutes , while the fastest available Express Arrow trip will get you to Omaha in 1 hours and 35 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Columbus to Omaha during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 43 minutes to cover the 115 kilometers from Columbus to Omaha. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 35 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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 bus?

"Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Columbus?

The first bus leaves at 11:00 and the last bus leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all buses from Columbus to Omaha, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Columbus to Omaha. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information


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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Columbus?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Columbus.

All bus stations in Columbus:

  • 4212 Howard Blvd

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