There are 7 ways to get from Charlotte to Cleveland by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Cleveland  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Cleveland (CLE) CLT - CLE

$69 - $555

6 alternative options

Fly to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt (BKL) CLT - BKL

$81 - $552

Fly to Akron, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Akron (CAK) CLT - CAK
  2. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$173 - $877

Bus  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...

$70 - $173

Bus via Cleveland, OH  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Cleveland, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$70 - $158

Train  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Crescent / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited

$127 - $352

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Cleveland 519.7 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Cleveland is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Cleveland is to fly which costs $65 - $600 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Cleveland is 438 miles. The road distance is 519.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Charlotte to Cleveland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlotte to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Charlotte to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 438.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charlotte to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Cleveland via Columbus, Oh in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt via Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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