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South Bend to Columbus bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day5
bus carriers3
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How much does a bus ticket from South Bend to Columbus cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from South Bend to Columbus were $20.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from South Bend to Columbus is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $34.33 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from South Bend to Columbus?

The distance between South Bend and Columbus is approximately 207.41 miles, or 333.71 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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's the best day to take the bus from South Bend to Columbus?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Thursday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from South Bend to Columbus.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Monday. If you are planning to book travel for Monday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Which bus should you take from South Bend to Columbus?

Typically there are 5 scheduled buses per day. 3 bus companies serve the route from South Bend to Columbus.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Miller Transportation has the most regularly scheduled departures from South Bend to Columbus, with an average of 2 trips per day and 47 monthly trips.

Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Columbus.

3 carriers offer South Bend to Columbus bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from South Bend to Columbus from $20.00. Typically there is one Barons Bus Lines schedule per day from South Bend to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $40.37 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Columbus. In South Bend, Barons Bus Lines departs to Columbus from South Bend Intl Airport, In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St and one other station.

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from South Bend to Columbus takes 7 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Columbus in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $39.86 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 26m
Avg. Price
$40.37

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from South Bend to Columbus from $30.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from South Bend to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $46.56 for a Greyhound ticket to Columbus. In South Bend, Greyhound departs to Columbus from South Bend Intl Airport, In Columbus, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from South Bend to Columbus takes 13 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Columbus in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $58.84 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
13h 25m
Avg. Price
$46.56

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from South Bend to Columbus from $40.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Miller Transportation from South Bend to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $55.64 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Columbus. In South Bend, Miller Transportation departs to Columbus from South Bend Intl Airport, In Columbus, Miller Transportation arrives at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St,

An average trip on Miller Transportation from South Bend to Columbus takes 6 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Columbus in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $56.72 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 37m
Avg. Price
$55.64

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from South Bend. Most bus trips to Columbus will depart from:
  • South Bend Intl Airport
Bus trips arrive in Columbus at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Columbus for trips arriving from South Bend:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt