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Columbus to Ann Arbor bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.00
Shortest Duration10h 5m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Columbus to Ann Arbor

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Columbus to Ann Arbor is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Columbus to Ann Arbor were $42.67.

How long is the bus ride from Columbus to Ann Arbor?

The distance between Columbus and Ann Arbor is approximately 164.98 miles, or 265.44 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 19 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 5 minutes.

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 is the busiest time to travel by bus from Columbus to Ann Arbor?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Columbus to Ann Arbor by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Ann Arbor has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Barons Bus Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Columbus to Ann Arbor, with an average of 2 trips per day and 46 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Columbus to Ann Arbor. Of the 3 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

2 carriers offer Columbus to Ann Arbor bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Ann Arbor from $43.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Ann Arbor and you can expect on average to pay $63.13 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Ann Arbor. In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines departs to Ann Arbor from Columbus Intl Arpt and one other station. In Ann Arbor, Barons Bus Lines arrives at 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station,

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Ann Arbor takes 20 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Ann Arbor in 10 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $68.36 for a weekend trip to Ann Arbor.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
20h 6m
Avg. Price
$63.13

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Columbus to Ann Arbor from $32.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Columbus to Ann Arbor and you can expect on average to pay $43.84 for a Greyhound ticket to Ann Arbor. In Columbus, Greyhound departs to Ann Arbor from Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St, In Ann Arbor, Greyhound arrives at 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station,

An average trip on Greyhound from Columbus to Ann Arbor takes 10 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $49.67 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Ann Arbor.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 5m
Avg. Price
$43.84

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Columbus. Most bus trips to Ann Arbor will depart from:
  • Columbus Intl Arpt
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
Bus trips arrive in Ann Arbor at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Ann Arbor for trips arriving from Columbus:
  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station