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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Los Angeles to Cleveland  •  6 h 26 min

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

$109 - $441

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Fly Burbank to Cleveland  •  8 h 9 min

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

$218 - $460

Fly Los Angeles to Columbus, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbus (CMH) LAX - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$197 - $613

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$331 - $968

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...

$231 - $582

Drive  •  37 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Cleveland 2373.8 miles

$230 - $340

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Cleveland is 2057 miles. The road distance is 2373.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland without a car is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min 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, Ca station.

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

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 1 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 21 min.

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Los Angeles to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cleveland, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 2056.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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 train from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Cleveland via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
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 Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550

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Cleveland is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 10:59 PM in Los Angeles and 1:59 AM in Cleveland.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Cleveland is 2374 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 4 min to drive from Los Angeles to Cleveland.

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

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Book your Los Angeles to Cleveland bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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