There are 4 ways to get from Cleveland to Athens by bus, car or plane

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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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1537 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio U. 0005 / ...

$26 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus Barons Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Columbus, OH Schedules 0021 and 0022
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens

$30 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Athens 215.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Columbus (CMH) CLE - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.

$130 - $572

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Athens is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Athens is to drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $21 - $35.

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The distance between Cleveland and Athens is 244 km. The road distance is 345 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Cleveland to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Athens. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Athens, OH - Ohio U. via Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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

You can take a bus from Cleveland to Athens via Columbus, Oh and Columbus, OH in around 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cleveland to Columbus via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Lakefront Lines
Website
webstore.lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio U.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com

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