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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cleveland (CLE) ORD - CLE

$110 - $480

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Cleveland, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$48 - $81

4 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cleveland (CLE) MDW - CLE

$114 - $478

Train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...

$60 - $158

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Cleveland, Oh 1602 / ...

$54 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) 352.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) is to fly which costs $110 - $480 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Cleveland Airport (CLE) is 317 miles. The road distance is 352.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) without a car is to train which takes 8 h 58 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cleveland (CLE), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) is to fly which takes 1 h 12 min and costs $110 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 8 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Cleveland Airport (CLE) is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 10:04 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 11:04 PM in Cleveland Airport (CLE).

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) is 353 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE).

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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  • Distance: 317.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Cleveland Airport (CLE), USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cleveland Airport (CLE) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
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 Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
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 Chicago, Il to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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