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

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248 / ...

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 29m

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

$56 - $79

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Cleveland 192.1 miles

$18 - $28

Fly  •  5h 1m

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

$90 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Cleveland is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Cleveland is to bus which costs $25 - $35 and takes 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Cleveland, Oh. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Cleveland station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Cleveland is 174 miles. The road distance is 192.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs $25 - $35.

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The bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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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, depart from Buffalo Depew Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cleveland is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs $25 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 4h 29m, you could also fly, which costs $90 - $390 and takes 5h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo Depew Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 13m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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 Buffalo Depew Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
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
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Cleveland Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 51m 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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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 3h 18m to drive from Buffalo to Cleveland.

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

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Book your Buffalo to Cleveland train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Buffalo to Cleveland bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 24 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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