There are 6 ways to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland by bus, car or plane

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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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$29 - $70

4 alternative options

Bus Barons Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University Schedules 0010 and 0011
  2. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cleveland, OH Schedules 0021 and 0022

$35 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Cleveland 249.6 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Cleveland  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Cleveland (CLE) CVG - CLE

$135 - $755

Fly to Akron, bus  •  7 h 27 min

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

$164 - $874

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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 drive which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $24 - $40.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Cleveland is 356 km. The road distance is 399 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Cincinnati to Cleveland, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Cleveland via Columbus, Oh in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Cleveland hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Covington to Akron via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Covington to Akron via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Akron via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Covington to Akron via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Covington to Akron via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Covington to Akron via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Covington to Akron via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Covington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
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

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