There are 9 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 Philadelphia to Cleveland  •  3 h 39 min

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

$160 - $420

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 11 min

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

$34 - $88

7 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Cleveland  •  4 h 12 min

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

$216 - $505

Train to Newark, fly to Cleveland  •  4 h 31 min

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

$159 - $466

Fly Philadelphia to Akron, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Akron (CAK) PHL - CAK
  2. Take the bus from Akron Canton Airport to Cleveland, OH

$169 - $469

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1685 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...

$53 - $126

Bus, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1685 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited

$69 - $166

Train  •  11 h 11 min

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

$94 - $236

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  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 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs $160 - $420.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Cleveland is 576 km. The road distance is 695 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Philadelphia to Cleveland, including transfers.

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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 9 h.

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

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Pittsburgh, Pa in around 9 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

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