Columbia, SC Commuting


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Columbia, SC is the capital of South Carolina and a vibrant city with plenty to offer. In terms of transportation, Columbia offers a variety of different options for residents and visitors alike. For those looking to get around by public transit, the COMET provides bus service throughout the city as well as in various suburbs. The downtown area also has access to Lyft and Uber if needed. Additionally, the Amtrac station is located conveniently in downtown Columbia offering travelers easy access to fast-paced cities such as Charlotte and Atlanta. For those looking for alternative methods of transportation, bike share programs are available as well as pedestrian-friendly paths that wind through the city. No matter your preferred method, Columbia has you covered when it comes to getting around town.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Columbia takes 15.2 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Columbia get to work:
- 64.3% drive their own car alone
- 5.9% carpool with others
- 3.4% work from home
- 1.6% take mass transit
     Commute Time To Work

  TransportationColumbia, South CarolinaUnited States
  16.626.8
  Commute Mode
  63.8%73.2%
  5.7%8.6%
  1.6%4.2%
  0.4%0.5%
  20.3%2.5%
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Over 1 years ago

I love living in Columbia! I recently graduated from USC and plan to stay. I read the reviews posted here and it shows that like many cities, your experience will depend  More

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Loved living in Columbia, SC prior to my job transfer. It's the perfect size - plenty to do, but still a laid back place. People are extremely friendly, there are  More

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I moved to Columbia for graduate school and although it is a giant step up from my small, out-of-state hometown, I became bored and restless here in less than a year.  More

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