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There are 6 ways to get from Cleveland to Olean by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cleveland to Buffalo Depew Station
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

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Bus

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

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Bus via Pittsburgh

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
  3. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Olean

Fly Cleveland to Buffalo, bus

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Buffalo (BUF)
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

Train to Pittsburgh, fly to Bradford

  1. Take the train from Cleveland to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Bradford (BFD)

Cleveland to Olean by bus

The bus journey time between Cleveland and Olean is around 17h 16m and covers a distance of around 370 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 55m. The fastest bus normally takes 16h 39m. Operated by Akron Metro, Barons Bus, Coach Erie and others, the Cleveland to Olean bus service departs from Lakeside Ave & Ontario St and arrives in Olean, NY. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
7h 21m
Layover time:
9h 55m
Total time:
17h 16m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
16h 39m
Bus distance:
370 miles
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$46
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:06
Last bus departs at:
17:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cleveland to Olean bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Olean is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Cleveland to Olean is to drive which takes 3h 17m and costs $19 - $28.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Olean. However, there are services departing from Lakeside Ave & Ontario St and arriving at Olean, NY via Akron, OH and Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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The distance between Cleveland and Olean is 174 miles. The road distance is 195.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Olean without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 4m and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Cleveland to Olean, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 57m and has one stopover.

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Cleveland to Olean bus services, operated by Coach Erie, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Olean is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Cleveland to Olean.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Olean.
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  • Distance: 173.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Cleveland to Olean via Akron, OH and Buffalo, NY in around 9h 18m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $400
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Cleveland to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bradford
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Cleveland to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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 - $5
Schedules at
akronmetro.org
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$20 - $40
Youth 2-16
$21 - $40
Adult
$23 - $40
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$24 - $45
Youth 2-16
$25 - $45
Adult
$27 - $50
Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$23 - $45
Youth 2-16
$24 - $45
Adult
$26 - $50
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 Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55

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

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There are seven+ hotels available in Olean. 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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