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

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Fly Cleveland to Lexington  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Lexington (LEX) CLE - LEX

$202 - $942

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Fly Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt to Cincinnati, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt (BKL) to Cincinnati (LUK) BKL - LUK
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$70 - $298

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$77 - $153

Bus via Columbus Ohio State University  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
  2. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$76 - $129

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Lexington 337.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Lexington is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Lexington is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $300 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Lexington is 286 miles. The road distance is 337.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Lexington without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 46 min and costs $75 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Cleveland to Lexington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Lexington is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $200 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $160 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Lexington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Lexington is 338 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Cleveland to Lexington.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Lexington Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Lexington. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 285.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Cleveland to Lexington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Lexington via Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Lexington via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt to Cincinnati
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com

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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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