There are 9 ways to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Cleveland to Philadelphia  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Philadelphia (PHL) CLE - PHL

$160 - $420

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Bus Megabus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 4440
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia, PA

$46 - $93

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Fly Cleveland to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Baltimore (BWI) CLE - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$212 - $508

Fly Cleveland to Newark, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Newark (EWR) CLE - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$158 - $468

Bus to Akron, fly to Philadelphia  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
  2. Fly from Akron (CAK) to Philadelphia (PHL) CAK - PHL

$170 - $471

Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Newark, Nj 1604 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...

$61 - $149

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Pennsylvanian

$91 - $241

Train via Washington Union Station  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$159 - $434

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Philadelphia 434.2 miles

$40 - $65

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Newark, Nj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Pittsburgh Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Philadelphia is 360 miles. The road distance is 434.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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

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Cleveland to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cleveland Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 57 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Cleveland to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 360.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to Philadelphia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Newark, Nj in around 10 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Akron to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Akron to Philadelphia via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
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 Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Cleveland to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Philadelphia is 434 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Cleveland to Philadelphia.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Book your Cleveland to Philadelphia bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 374+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $92 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 .

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