Find bus tickets from Chicago to Columbus
Chicago to Columbus, OH bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||7h 45m|
|Trips per day||18|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to Columbus?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $34.50 was the low point for bus fares from Chicago to Columbus. Buses from Columbus to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $34.50 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 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $18.56 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Chicago to Columbus at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 Chicago?
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Chicago to Columbus?
Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?
Buses to Columbus leave from multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- 5800 N Cumberland Ave
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
- Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
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