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There are 8 ways to get from Cleveland to Manhattan by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CLE - LGA

$82 - $252

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Fly to Newark, subway  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Newark (EWR) CLE - EWR
  2. Take the subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St

$54 - $192

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Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  3h 48m

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

$104 - $314

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Philadelphia (PHL) CLE - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall

$76 - $234

Bus via 86 St  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland to New York Eastbound

$73

Bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland to New York "Greyhound"

$55 - $75

Train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Lake Shore Limited

$70 - $100

Drive  •  7h 50m

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Manhattan 465.8 miles

$45 - $70

Cleveland to Manhattan by bus

The bus journey time between Cleveland and Manhattan is around 10h 35m and covers a distance of around 509 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 10h 35m. Operated by Greyhound USA, the Cleveland to Manhattan bus service departs from Cleveland and arrives in New York. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan is to fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 3h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cleveland and arriving at New York. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station station and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between Cleveland and Manhattan is 407 miles. The road distance is 465.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan without a car is to bus via 86 St which takes 8h 24m and costs $73.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Cleveland to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland station.

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Cleveland to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Manhattan is to fly which takes 3h 46m and costs $80 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus via 86 St, which costs $73 and takes 8h 24m, you could also train, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 12h 33m.

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  • Distance: 407.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Cleveland to Manhattan every 4 hours. Alternatively, Great Wall Bus operates a bus from Cleveland to New York once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $440
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $480
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Cleveland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
12h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Great Wall Bus
Bus from Cleveland to New York
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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.

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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 to New York
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130

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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 Greyhound USA, arrive at New York station.

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Cleveland to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Manhattan is 466 miles. It takes approximately 7h 50m to drive from Cleveland to Manhattan.

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

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Book your Cleveland to Manhattan train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 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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