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Miami, FL to Columbus, OH bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$129.00
Shortest Duration29h 30m
Trips per day7
Bus lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami to Columbus right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Columbus?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $146.00 was the low point for bus fares from Miami to Columbus. Buses from Columbus to Miami are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $146.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $77.06 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 36 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 994 miles (1600 kilometers) from Miami, FL to Columbus, OH. However, the fastest bus only takes 29 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Miami to Columbus for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Columbus, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Columbus every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Miami, FL to Columbus, OH; ticket prices start at $215.00.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Columbus?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Miami, Florida to Columbus, Ohio. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 7 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
El Expreso Bus12d 7h 15m$294.25
Greyhound71d 11h 58m$188.18

Where does the bus leave from in Miami?

Buses to Columbus leave from multiple locations in Miami, Florida. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
  • Miami Airline Term - 4450 NW 20th St
  • Yuly Services Corp

Where does the bus arrive in Columbus?

Buses arrive in Columbus at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Columbus, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt
  • La Plaza Tapatia 302

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