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

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Fly  •  3 h 52 min

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

$75 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 15 min

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

$65 - $170

2 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 2 min

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

$95 - $270

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  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 10 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Cleveland is to fly which costs $70 - $230 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 2 min.

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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 train which takes 14 h 2 min and costs $95 - $270.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min 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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Map of how to get from Boston to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 552.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Boston to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Cleveland once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $270 and the journey takes 14 h 2 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
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 Boston South Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
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
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
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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