There are 4 ways to get from Buffalo to Cleveland by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 4175 / ...

$24 - $60

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$59 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Cleveland 191.7 miles

$18 - $28

Fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Cleveland (CLE) BUF - CLE

$115 - $619

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Cleveland, Oh. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Cleveland is 174 miles. The road distance is 191.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Buffalo to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cleveland is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Cleveland Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Buffalo to Cleveland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo to Cleveland twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Buffalo to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Cleveland is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Buffalo to Cleveland.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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Book your Buffalo to Cleveland bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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