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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Los Angeles

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cleveland (CLE)

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Fly from Burbank

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Cleveland (CLE)

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Fly from Long Beach

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Cleveland (CLE)

Train to Santa Ana, fly

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Cleveland (CLE)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Cleveland, OH

Bus via Cambridge

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, OH to Cleveland, OH

Train

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland

Drive

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Cleveland

Los Angeles to Cleveland by bus

14 Weekly Buses
2 days 5h Average Duration
$244 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cleveland is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Cleveland is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland is to fly which costs $90 - $210 and takes 8h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland is to fly. Taking this option will cost $110 - $320 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Cleveland, OH via Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Cleveland via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Cleveland is 2057 miles. The road distance is 2357.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 5h and costs $240 - $370.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland is to fly which takes 6h 42m and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $370 and takes 2 days 5h, you could also train, which costs $280 - $410 and takes 2 days 21h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 2056.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Columbus, OH in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Las Vegas, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Phoenix, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Phoenix, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Dallas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Long Beach to Cleveland via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $380
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $380
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Cleveland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$0 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$4 - $5
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $8
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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
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 Los Angeles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$220 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $300
Flexible
$310 - $440
Bus from Columbus to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Los Angeles to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $320
Flexible
$320 - $460
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, OH to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Book at
baronsbus.com

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 26m.

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Los Angeles to Cleveland bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Cleveland, OH station.

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Cleveland is 3h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 1:21 PM in Los Angeles and 4:21 PM in Cleveland.

Los Angeles to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Cleveland is 2357 miles. It takes approximately 36h 42m to drive from Los Angeles to Cleveland.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $10.

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