• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Philadelphia  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cleveland (CLE) PHL - CLE

$160 - $420

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...

$44 - $88

5 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cleveland (CLE) EWR - CLE

$159 - $466

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Cleveland (CLE) BWI - CLE

$216 - $505

Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...

$56 - $134

Train  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$94 - $236

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Cleveland 434.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 12m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland is to fly which costs $160 - $420 and takes 3h 38m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Cleveland station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak Station via Pittsburgh Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 11m.

More details

The distance between Philadelphia and Cleveland is 360 miles. The road distance is 434.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 10h 20m and costs $55 - $140.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland, including transfers.

More details

Philadelphia to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

More details

Philadelphia to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

More details

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs $160 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $140 and takes 10h 20m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 11h 11m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 360.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

American Airlines, Air Canada and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Cleveland every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Pittsburgh, Pa in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

Search flights

Philadelphia to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cleveland, Oh station.

More details

Philadelphia to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Cleveland is 435 miles. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Philadelphia to Cleveland.

Get driving directions

Air Canada, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Cleveland Airport.

Search flights

Book your Philadelphia to Cleveland train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your Philadelphia to Cleveland bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

Search and book

There are 149+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

More details