There are 10 ways to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Cleveland to Philadelphia  •  4h 17m

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

$140 - $760

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Bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...

$51 - $85

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Fly Cleveland to Baltimore, train  •  4h 46m

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

$130 - $572

Fly Cleveland to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CLE - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station

$130 - $312

Fly Cleveland to Newark, train  •  5h 18m

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

$130 - $292

Bus to Akron, fly to Philadelphia  •  6h 26m

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

$126 - $634

Train  •  11h 40m

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

$77 - $114

Bus via Baltimore  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4440 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...

$66 - $91

Train via Washington  •  13h 5m

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

$85 - $177

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Philadelphia 431.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $140 - $800 and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland station to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station and arriving at 30th Street Train Station via Pittsburgh Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 40m.

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The distance between Cleveland and Philadelphia is 360 miles. The road distance is 431.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 10h 49m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m 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 4h 17m and costs $140 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 10h 49m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 11h 40m.

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  • Distance: 360.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to Philadelphia every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and New York, Ny in around 10h 49m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Cleveland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Akron to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Akron to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
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 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
megabus.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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Philadelphia is 431 miles. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from Cleveland to Philadelphia.

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

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Book your Cleveland to Philadelphia train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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

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There are 482+ hotels available in Philadelphia. 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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