TRANSPORTATION

Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Located eight miles outside of downtown Columbia, the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is the commercial airport serving the Columbia region with 35 daily non-stop flights from eight destinations across three airlines.

Interstates

Three major interstates run through Columbia: I-26, I-20 and I-77. I-95 connects to I-20 and I-26 for easy access from anywhere on the Eastern corridor.

Uber

The ride-sharing app is available across the region. 

COMET Bus System

Columbia’s transit system is noticeable by its neon-painted buses. With routes across the Columbia region, the COMET can get you can get wherever you need to go for as little as $2. 

Main Street District's E-Rover

Call City Center Partnership's E-rover to catch a free ride anywhere within the 36-block area bounded by Gervais, Elmwood, Assembly and Marion streets. Call (803) 309-7758 (Monday through Sunday, 7:30 am to 11:00 pm).

Taxis

Several taxi companies serve the area. View our complete list of taxi providers.  

Megabus

This low-cost service brings daily buses from Atlanta, Durham, N.C., Fayetteville, N.C., and New York.  

Greyhound

The Greyhound bus system brings passengers to heart of the downtown area.

Amtrak 

The Columbia SC station (CLB) is on the Silver Service/Palmetto line and includes arrivals from Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and dozens of other cities along the Eastern seaboard.