There are 5 ways to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Cincinnati (LUK) to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt (BKL) LUK - BKL

$30 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...

$29 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus via Columbus, Oh  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...

$36 - $87

Bus Barons Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cleveland, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$35 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Cleveland 249.6 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland is to fly which costs $29 - $240 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Cleveland, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Cleveland is 222 miles. The road distance is 249.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cincinnati, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland is to fly which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $29 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 222.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Regional Sky flies from Cincinnati to Cleveland once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to Cleveland via Columbus, Oh in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Cincinnati to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com

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