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There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland to Manhattan by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CLE - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$138 - $432

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Bus Megabus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC

$40 - $70

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Fly to Newark  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Newark (EWR) CLE - EWR

$150 - $420

Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New York JFK (JFK) CLE - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$150 - $440

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to New York, Ny 4414 / ...

$53 - $71

Train  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$93 - $250

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Manhattan 470.4 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan is to fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 3h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Cleveland and Manhattan is 407 miles. The road distance is 470.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 8h 46m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Cleveland to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan is to fly which takes 3h 43m and costs $150 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 8h 46m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $250 and takes 12h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Cleveland to Manhattan bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC station.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 407.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to Manhattan hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Cleveland to Manhattan 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 8h 46m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$370 - $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
8h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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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 Cleveland, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Manhattan is 470 miles. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from Cleveland to Manhattan.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 2179+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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

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