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There are 6 ways to get from Cleveland to Detroit River by train, bus, car, car ferry, ferry or plane

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Train, travel  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Travel from Toledo Amtrak to Detroit River

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi 4427 / ...

$24 - $53

4 alternative options

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Marine City, MI
  2. Take the car ferry from Marine City, MI to Sombra, ON
  3. Travel from Sombra, ON to Detroit River

Drive, ferry, travel  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from American Blvd & Crocker Rd to Sandusky, OH
  2. Take the ferry from Sandusky, OH to Put-in-Bay
  3. Take the ferry from Put-in-Bay to Port Clinton, OH
  4. Travel from Port Clinton, OH to Detroit River

Drive, ferry, travel via North Olmsted Industrial Pkwy Loop  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from North Olmsted Industrial Pkwy Loop to Sandusky, OH
  2. Take the ferry from Sandusky, OH to Put-in-Bay
  3. Take the ferry from Put-in-Bay to Port Clinton, OH
  4. Travel from Port Clinton, OH to Detroit River

Fly  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Detroit (DTW) CLE - DTW

$112 - $652

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Detroit River is to bus which costs $24 - $55 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Detroit River is to fly which costs $110 - $650 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Detroit River is 84 miles.

The best way to get from Cleveland to Detroit River without a car is to train and travel which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Cleveland to Detroit River, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Detroit River is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $24 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $650 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Delta offers flights from Cleveland Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Detroit River. Prices start at $67 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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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Detroit River.
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  • Distance: 84.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Detroit River, MI, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Cleveland to Detroit River 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Cleveland to Detroit River 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Ferry operators
Bluewater Ferry
Website
bluewaterferry.com
Car ferry from Marine City, MI to Sombra, ON
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bluewaterferry.com
Jet Express Ferry
Website
jet-express.com
Ferry from Sandusky, OH to Put-in-Bay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
jet-express.com
Ferry from Put-in-Bay to Port Clinton, OH
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
jet-express.com

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