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Austin to Columbus, OH bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$100.00
Shortest Duration26h 55m
Trips per day6
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Austin to Columbus, OH cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Austin to Columbus were $110.33.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Austin to Columbus is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $125.47 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Austin to Columbus, OH?

The distance between Austin and Columbus is approximately 1067.22 miles, or 1717.09 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 31 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 26 hours and 55.2 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 Austin to Columbus?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Austin to Columbus, OH 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. Saturday 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.

What bus companies travel from Austin to Columbus?

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Austin to Columbus, OH, with an average of 5 trips per day and 46 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Austin to Columbus. Of the 6 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 Austin to Columbus, OH bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Austin to Columbus from $100.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Austin to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $192.17 for a Greyhound ticket to Columbus. In Austin, Greyhound departs to Columbus from Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln, In Columbus, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Austin to Columbus takes 31 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Columbus in 26 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $215.38 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 7h 30m
Avg. Price
$192.17

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Austin to Columbus from $250.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Tornado Bus from Austin to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $250.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Columbus. In Austin, Tornado Bus departs to Columbus from 711 E Ben White Blvd, In Columbus, Tornado Bus arrives at La Plaza Tapatia 302,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Austin to Columbus takes 27 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Columbus in 26 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $250.00 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 3h 38m
Avg. Price
$250.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Columbus will depart from these stations in Austin:
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
Buses arrive in Columbus at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Columbus for trips arriving from Austin:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • La Plaza Tapatia 302