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Journey Information

Columbus to Akron bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$25.00
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day9
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Columbus to Akron 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 Columbus to Akron?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $25.00 was the low point for bus fares from Columbus to Akron. Buses from Akron to Columbus are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $25.00 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 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $7.61 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Columbus, OH to Akron, OH. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Columbus?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Columbus to Akron, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Columbus to Akron every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Columbus to Akron?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Columbus, Ohio to Akron, Ohio. Of these two services, Miller Transportation usually offers more choice, with 6 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines42h 37m$25.00
Miller Transportation64h 22m$37.75

Where does the bus leave from in Columbus?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Intl Arpt

Where does the bus arrive in Akron?

All buses from Columbus arrive at one main station in Akron, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway

Price trends for buses from Columbus to Akron

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Columbus, OH to Akron, OH
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Barons Bus Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
June 10, 2019Visiting friends
Smooth ride very comfortable Smooth ride very comfortable

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