How to Reach Columbus City, Ohio

The Easiest Way to Reach Columbus City


  • By Air: Port Columbus International Airport (IATA: CMH): Flights to most major airports in the country. Reach it from the city by taxi, or the Bus 92.
  • By Bus: Megabus and Greyhound are the most frequented bus companies connecting to major cities such as Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Chicago.
  • By Car: The Midwest is handily travelled by cars, connected by major highways such as the I-71, I-70, I-670; Routes 315, 33, 23, and 40.


  • By Foot: Downtown Columbus, where the best attractions, hotels and shopping centres are, is extremely pedestrian friendly.
  • By Bus: Public transport is handled by COTA. It's a reasonable service, with not too many routes, but enough to reliably connect every imaginable neighbourhood. Expect long waits at the fringes though.
  • By Car: So long you remember U-Turns are illegal in the city, the city is very driver friendly. There is parking everywhere, reasonably prices.

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Modes of Transportation in Columbus City

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Columbus City. The most preferred mode of transport in Columbus City is Car.

Average distance: 20.9 km Average time: 25.81 min

  • Car 90.32%
    Driving 25.54 min Walking 0.32 min Overall average time for 22.47 kms 25.86 min
  • Walking 3.23%
    Walking 30 min Driving 5 min Overall average time for 10 kms 35 min
  • Bike 3.23%
    Bike 13 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 3.22 kms 15 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 3.23%
    Bus 19 min Walking 5 min Waiting 2 min Overall average time for 5.5 kms 26 min

How to Reach Columbus city from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Lewis Center to Columbus city 3.5 km 3 mins
Westerville to Columbus city 8.8 km 8 mins
Powell to Columbus city 8.87 km 8 mins
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