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There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Cleveland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Cleveland (CLE) BOS - CLE

$75 - $216

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Bus Megabus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3

$62 - $109

3 alternative options

Train  •  14h 43m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$95 - $270

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh 4175 / ...

$65 - $170

Drive  •  10h 58m

  1. Drive from Boston to Cleveland 642.7 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Cleveland is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Cleveland is to fly which costs $70 - $220 and takes 3h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Cleveland, Oh. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 43m.

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The distance between Boston and Cleveland is 553 miles. The road distance is 642.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Boston to Cleveland, including transfers.

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Boston to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3h 59m and costs $70 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 14h, you could also train, which costs $95 - $270 and takes 14h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 552.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and four other airlines fly from Boston to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Cleveland via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC in around 14h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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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 Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 1m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Cleveland is 643 miles. It takes approximately 10h 58m to drive from Boston to Cleveland.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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Book your Boston to Cleveland bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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