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Columbus to Athens bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration1h 40m
Trips per day13
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Columbus to Athens

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Columbus to Athens 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 Athens were $10.00.

How long is the bus ride from Columbus to Athens?

The distance between Columbus and Athens is approximately 64.74 miles, or 104.16 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 40 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 Athens?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Columbus to Athens by bus is usually on Wednesday. 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. Tuesday 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 Athens has the most daily schedules

On average there are 13 scheduled bus trips per day. Barons Bus Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Columbus to Athens, with an average of 13 trips per day and 253 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Columbus to Athens. Of the 13 trips there are 11 trips that are direct connections to Athens.

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Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Athens from $10.00. There are 13 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Athens and you can expect on average to pay $12.06 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Athens. In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines departs to Athens from Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St and 2 other stations. In Athens, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Baker Univ Ctr - 1 Ohio Univ and one other station.

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Athens takes 2 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Athens in 1 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 14 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $12.01 for a weekend trip to Athens.

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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 Athens will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
Bus trips arrive in Athens at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Athens for trips arriving from Columbus:
  • Baker Univ Ctr - 1 Ohio Univ
  • Community Ctr - 701 E State St