There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Cleveland  •  3 h 31 min

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

$69 - $555

5 alternative options

Fly to Akron, bus  •  5 h 12 min

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

$173 - $874

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  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Cleveland, OH Schedules 0021 and 0022

$70 - $158

Train  •  21 h 32 min

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

$139 - $388

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Cleveland 519.7 miles

$50 - $75

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

American Airlines, Southwest 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $440
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
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron Canton Airport to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Cleveland is 701 km. The road distance is 832 km.

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

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

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 21 h 32 min.

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.

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