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Columbus to Cincinnati drive

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Columbus to Cincinnati road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Columbus to Cincinnati. If you're planning a road trip to Cincinnati, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Columbus
drive for about 46 minutes

10:46 am  Washington Court House
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:46 am
drive for about 42 minutes

12:28 pm  eat at Clifton Mill
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:28 pm
drive for about 28 minutes

1:57 pm  Centerville (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:57 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

3:34 pm  Mason
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:34 pm
drive for about 33 minutes

5:08 pm  eat at Skyline Chili
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:08 pm
drive for about 5 minutes

6:13 pm  arrive in Cincinnati
eat at Rhinegeist Brewery

driving ≈ 3 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Washington Court House

Clifton Mill

Centerville (Ohio)

    restaurants around Mason:
        Montgomery Inn-Ribs King
    questions about Mason:

Skyline Chili  (6 mentions)

Where's the best place to eat in Cincinnati?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Rhinegeist Brewery, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Skyline Chili  (4 mentions)
Nada  (3 mentions)
The Eagle  (2 mentions)
Senate  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Cincinnati? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Cincinnati?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Washington Park  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Cincinnati. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Cincinnati?  (8 answers)

profile  Rosie from Houston asked:
The best of Cincinnati?  (4 answers)

profile  Jenna from Providence asked:
Top dining spots in Cincinnati!?  (4 answers)

profile  Liz from asked:
Where is the best place to grab an early dinner in Cincinnati  (2 answers)

profile  Jillian from asked:
Running near Eden Park?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Cincinnati.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Cincinnati to Columbus drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Columbus? Try searching for places within 1.5 hours of Columbus.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Columbus to Cincinnati. Or get a full Columbus to Cincinnati flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Columbus well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Columbus!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 102 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 35 minutes
39 Columbus travel answers
1 Centerville (Ohio) travel answer
1 Mason travel answer
35 Cincinnati travel answers


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