There are 4 ways to get from Cleveland to Oberlin by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Elyria Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Elyria Amtrak to Oberlin

$51 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Elyria 4411 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Elyria to Oberlin

$39 - $56

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cleveland to Oberlin 34.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Oberlin 34.5 miles

$3 - $5

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The distance between Cleveland and Oberlin is 31 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Oberlin without a car is to train and taxi which takes 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Cleveland to Oberlin, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Oberlin is 34 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Cleveland to Oberlin.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Oberlin. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Oberlin.
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  • Distance: 30.7 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Oberlin, OH, USA?

There is no direct connection from Cleveland to Oberlin. However, you can take the train to Elyria Amtrak then take the taxi to Oberlin. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Elyria then take the taxi to Oberlin.

Train operators

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Elyria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Elyria
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$10 - $21
$10 - $14
$17 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Elyria Amtrak to Oberlin
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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