Columbus to Fort Wayne bus

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Columbus - Fort Wayne Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Columbus to Fort Wayne. Traveling by bus from Columbus to Fort Wayne usually takes around 3 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Barons Bus Lines bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance136 mi (220 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$45.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceBarons Bus Lines
Bus lines1

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What bus companies travel from Columbus to Fort Wayne?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Columbus to Fort Wayne. Barons Bus Lines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines43h 48m$47.20
  • Book Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Fort Wayne from $45. There are 4 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Fort Wayne and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Fort Wayne. In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines departs to Fort Wayne from Columbus and 2 other stations. In Fort Wayne, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St .

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Fort Wayne takes 3 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Fort Wayne in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Fort Wayne.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 136 miles from Columbus to Fort Wayne. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Columbus to Fort Wayne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Columbus to Fort Wayne every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information


Brimming with life and cultural events, Columbus is the affordable destination of your dreams! Featuring a budding art scene, Columbus attracts art lovers through the exhibitions at the Columbus Museum of Arts where children and adults alike can indulge in thought-provoking artworks. Fans of sports should not miss out on a baseball game at Huntington Park, which offers reasonably-priced tickets; it is also rarely crowded. For those who simply want to stroll about, the German Village offers a quaint and scenic view rarely seen elsewhere.

As the sun goes down, dig deeper into the German heritage of Columbus by enjoying a traditional schnitzel dish at the Schmidt's Restaurant and Sausage Haus. When you are looking for a quick snack, Bodega serves some of the best sandwiches in town, and there are up to 47 varieties of craft beers for you to choose from.

Columbus’ busiest bus station is located on E Town St., and it offers intercity bus trips to Cleveland, Chicago, New York and many other cities. The Columbus Union Station was the first union station ever built, and it’s served by Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited and Capitol Limited train lines. The local airport, the John Glenn Columbus International Airport, is located on the east side of the city, 6 miles east of Downtown. It provides access to 31 other airports.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Columbus?

Main departure station: Columbus

Buses to Fort Wayne leave from 3 stations in Columbus.

All bus stations in Columbus:

  • Columbus

  • Ohio State University

  • Columbus (Airport)

Where does the bus arrive in Fort Wayne?

Main arrival station: Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St

All buses from Columbus arrive at one main station in Fort Wayne.

All bus stations in Fort Wayne:

  • Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St

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