The driving distance from Cleveland, Ohio to Columbus, Ohio is:

142 miles / 229 km

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Driving distance from Cleveland, OH to Columbus, OH

The total driving distance from Cleveland, OH to Columbus, OH is 142 miles or 229 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Cleveland, Ohio. It ends in Columbus, Ohio.

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Columbus is the capital city of Ohio and is home to the Ohio State Buckeyes, Columbus Crew (major league soccer), Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL hockey) and the Columbus Clippers (AAA Baseball).

Some of Columbus’ top tourist attractions include the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), Santa Maria replica in downtown riverfront, the Columbus Zoo, historic German Village and Brewery District.

COSI is a 320,000-square-foot modern science center for kids and families. It is an interactive science center where visitors can ride a unicycle at 17-feet high and across an 84-foot cable, have ‘hair-raising’ experiences, command an underwater ROV, climb in a mini-sub and more.

Visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with over 9,000 animals from around the globe. You’ll find koalas, manatees, gorilla, polar bear among the 650 species in the zoo. The Columbus Zoo also owns a 22-acre recreation center called the Zoombezi Bay water park and an 18-hole Safari Golf Club. Visitors can combine a visit to the zoo and a fun day at the water park. Check out for more info.

Cleveland, Ohio

City: Cleveland
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Category: cities

Columbus, Ohio

City: Columbus
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Category: cities

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