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Youngstown - Columbus Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Youngstown to Columbus. Traveling by bus from Youngstown to Columbus usually takes around 9 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Barons Bus Lines bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance146 mi (235 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price$23.48
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Youngstown to Columbus?

Bus tickets for a trip from Youngstown to Columbus cost $40.64 on average. Tickets cheaper than $40.64 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


Bus tickets from Youngstown to Columbus are expected to cost between $28 and $62 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Columbus within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $32. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Youngstown to Columbus, mark your calendar for August. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $40. However, taking the bus from Youngstown to Columbus during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $54. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Youngstown to Columbus?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Youngstown to Columbus that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines310h 25m$81.00
Greyhound39h 23m$57.65
  • Book Barons Bus Lines from Youngstown to Columbus from $45. There are 3 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Youngstown to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Columbus. In Youngstown, Barons Bus Lines departs to Columbus from Bus Terminal - 340 W Federal St . In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Columbus (Airport) and one other station.

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Youngstown to Columbus takes 10 hours and 25 minutes , while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Columbus in 3 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 3 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 3 bus trips from Youngstown to Columbus every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 23 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Columbus usually start from $23.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 146 miles from Youngstown to Columbus. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 50 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 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Youngstown to Columbus, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Youngstown to Columbus every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information


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A vibrant young city in Ohio, Youngstown has seen an uptick in popularity in recent years, quickly becoming a local cultural center. One must-see destination is the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. This museum documents the rise and fall of the steel industry in Youngstown, along with the lasting legacy it leaves behind. For a date night, check out the Oakland Center for the Arts, where you can watch plays written by local authors. Mill Creek Metroparks features gardens, lakes, and woodlands for a quiet day surrounded by gorgeous landscapes.

Jefferson Lines and Barons Bus Lines offer easy transport into Youngstown from surrounding cities. Youngstown Warren Regional Airport is available, but most flights will likely go through Akron’s airport, about 40 miles away.


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 Youngstown?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 340 W Federal St

Youngstown's bus terminal on Federal Street is a Greyhound station, but Jefferson Lines and Barons Bus Lines also operate routes through this location. The station features a spacious waiting lounge for bus passengers, and public restrooms are available. The station has vending machines, but you can also walk a few blocks down Federal Street to have a more substantial meal at one of Youngstown's restaurants. There are multiple bus bays at the terminal, so be sure to pay attention to which bus you board. Popular destinations for buses leaving this station include Columbus, Pittsburgh, and New York.

All bus stations in Youngstown:

  • Bus Terminal - 340 W Federal St

Where does the bus arrive in Columbus?

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Main arrival station: Columbus, OH (Bus Station)

The Bus Terminal at 111 E Town St is Columbus’ hub for intercity bus service on a variety of carriers including Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Amtrak Thruway. Conveniently located in downtown Columbus, the station’s area features several parking lots, hotels, and fast food restaurants. The waiting area within the station building includes restrooms, vending machines, and even arcade-style games if you’re prone to boredom while waiting for the bus. From this station, you can travel to destinations including Cincinnati, Chicago, and New York.

All bus stations in Columbus:

  • Columbus, OH (Bus Station)

  • Columbus (Airport)

  • Columbus

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