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

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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$80 - $117

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lakeside Ave & Ontario St to RKP Transit Ctr 61
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Buffalo, NY Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo

$50 - $89

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Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Niagara Falls 341.6 km

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Toronto (YYZ) CLE - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls

$218 - $1,006

Cleveland to Niagara Falls by trains

The train journey time between Cleveland and Niagara Falls is around 13h 36m and covers a distance of around 354 km. The fastest train normally takes 13h 36m. Operated by Amtrak and VIA Rail, the Cleveland to Niagara Falls train service departs from Cleveland Amtrak Station and arrives in Niagara Falls Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 36m
Fastest train time:
13h 36m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$74
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:50
Last train departs at:
05:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cleveland to Niagara Falls train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Lakeside Ave & Ontario St and arriving at 4th St via Akron, OH and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland station to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Cleveland and Niagara Falls is 280 km. The road distance is 341.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Niagara Falls without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Cleveland to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Akron Metro, depart from Lakeside Ave & Ontario St station.

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

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Niagara Falls is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs $60 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 280 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Niagara Falls, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Cleveland to Niagara Falls via Buffalo Depew Station in around 5h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Niagara Falls via Akron, OH and Ellicott St & MTC in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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 Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $30
Business
$73 - $77
Economy
$40 - $42
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$86 - $91
Economy
$52 - $54
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Akron Metro
Website
akronmetro.org
Bus from Lakeside Ave & Ontario St to RKP Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
akronmetro.org

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Cleveland to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Niagara Falls is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Cleveland to Niagara Falls.

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Air Canada offers flights from Cleveland Airport to Toronto Airport.

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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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