The Columbus area is full of vibrant and connected places that are easy to navigate by road, bike or pedestrian trail. I-185 is the major interstate that runs north-south with easy access to I-85, while Hwy 280, Hwy 431 and Hwy 27 round out the primary road network.
The area is recognized as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the U.S. and bike rentals are readily available. The Dragonfly Trail, our network of off-road greenway trails, will eventually span over 60 miles connecting pedestrians and cyclists to the Chattahoochee River, neighborhoods and jobs.
There is no shortage of shared transportation options such as Uber, Lyft, and Groome which provides shuttle service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) from Columbus and Fort Benning. We are also fortunate enough to have a terrific public transportation system.
Here are some of those options.
Learn more about the DragonFly Trails at https://www.facebook.com/dragonflytrails/.
The METRA Transit System is the primary mode of mass transportation in Muscogee County and currently operates 17 buses with 9 bus routes in the Columbus area, 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday, excluding holidays.
METRA provides an ADA Complementary Paratransit Service to eligible persons with disabilities who are, because of their disability, unable to board, ride or disembark from a vehicle in METRA's regular bus service. Service is provided with special lift-equipped buses on a curb-to-curb, shared-ride basis. Service hours are from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday, excluding holidays.
The Columbus Airport (CSG) is the metro area's primary airport and the fourth-busiest airport in Georgia. Located just off I-185, it is served by ExpressJet Airlines' Delta Connection service, offering daily flights to Atlanta.
Greyhound provides intercity bus service from the Columbus station located on Veterans Parkway, Uptown Columbus. The station is open Monday-Sunday, 5:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For destinations and ticket information visit: locations.greyhound.com/bus-stations/us/ga/columbus/bus-station-410290