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

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Fly  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Boston (BOS) CLE - BOS

$74 - $208

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Bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$65 - $135

2 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$95 - $270

Drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Boston 642.5 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Boston is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Boston is to fly which costs $70 - $210 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station station and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 11 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Boston is 553 miles. The road distance is 642.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 37 min and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Cleveland to Boston, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Boston bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 station.

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Cleveland to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Boston is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $70 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $140 and takes 13 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs $95 - $270 and takes 14 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Boston.
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  • Distance: 552.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Cleveland to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Boston via Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Cleveland to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Cleveland to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Cleveland to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Cleveland to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Cleveland to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Boston is 643 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to drive from Cleveland to Boston.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 779+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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