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Toledo - Columbus Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Toledo to Columbus. Traveling by bus from Toledo to Columbus usually takes around 7 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance121 mi (195 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$20.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceBarons Bus Lines
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Toledo to Columbus

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Stephanie

October 29, 2021- Visiting friends

Barons Bus Lines

Pros: How nice the bus driver was. Cons: Nothing! Great service!

How much is a bus ticket from Toledo to Columbus?

Bus tickets for a trip from Toledo to Columbus cost $20.99 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Toledo to Columbus, mark your calendar for July. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $26. However, taking the bus from Toledo to Columbus during December is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $41. The best way to find deals on a trip in December is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Toledo to Columbus?

There are 3 bus lines from Toledo to Columbus available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 6 daily trips, Barons Bus Lines usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines616h 48m$93.29
Greyhound12h 15m$23.89
Tornado Bus12h 30m$233.57
  • Book Barons Bus Lines from Toledo to Columbus from $32. There are 6 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Toledo to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Columbus. In Toledo, Barons Bus Lines departs to Columbus from MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave . In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Columbus (Airport) and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Toledo to Columbus takes 16 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Columbus in 2 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Columbus.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Toledo to Columbus every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Columbus usually start from $21.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 121 miles from Toledo to Columbus. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Columbus at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toledo to Columbus, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Toledo to Columbus 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toledo to Columbus; ticket prices start at $54.00.

City Information

Toledo

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Once an industrial powerhouse, Toledo houses many important cultural institutions in the state of Ohio. The city's premier tourist attraction is the Toledo Museum of Art, which houses important works by world-renowned artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Monet, and Picasso. The museum also has separate sections dedicated to Japanese arts and African arts. Close to the museum itself is The Old West End, a historic quarter with many old buildings and ancient trees more than 100 years old. To get familiar with the local flora, head to the Toledo Botanical Garden to view its collection of herbs and local plants.

Toledo is famous for its many budget restaurants, which offer great foods at affordable price points. Some notable local establishments include Rudy's Hot Dogs and Gino's Pizza. If you can afford to splurge a bit, check out Fowl and Fodder, which uses local ingredients for its incredible dishes.

Bus and train service make it easy to travel to Toledo, and you can catch a flight at the Toledo Express Airport, just 14.2 miles away from the city center.

Columbus

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 Toledo?

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Main departure station: MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave

The majority of Toledo’s ground travel operates from MLK Plaza at 415 Emerald Ave. The station was named in honor of the late Martin Luther King Jr and opened in 1950. The station offers today’s travelers many amenities, including customer service staff, restrooms, and a Subway on-site. The station serves Amtrak’s Capitol Limited line from Chicago to Washington, D.C., as well as the Lake Shore Limited line from Chicago to New York City. Intercity bus service on Jefferson Lines and Barons Bus Lines also runs through MLK Plaza.

All bus stations in Toledo:

  • MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave

  • 764 Oak St

Where does the bus arrive in Columbus?

Main arrival station: Columbus (Airport)

Buses arrive in Columbus at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Columbus:

  • Columbus (Airport)

  • Ohio State University

  • Columbus, OH (Bus Station)

  • Columbus

  • La Plz Tapatia #302

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