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

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Fly to Cleveland  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Cleveland (CLE) MSY - CLE

$94 - $310

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Fly to Columbus, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Columbus (CMH) MSY - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$182 - $442

Bus  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$123 - $308

Train, bus  •  26 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Cleveland, Oh 1156

$129 - $333

Train  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$180 - $505

Drive  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Cleveland 1058.7 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Atlanta, Ga and Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 35 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Cleveland is 930 miles. The road distance is 1058.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from New Orleans to Cleveland, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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New Orleans to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Cleveland is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 14 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 26 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 23 min.

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New Orleans to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cleveland, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 930.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from New Orleans to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Cleveland via Atlanta, Ga and Cincinnati, Oh in around 25 h 14 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
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 New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180

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Cleveland is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 11:35 PM in New Orleans and 12:35 AM in Cleveland.

New Orleans to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Cleveland is 1059 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 22 min to drive from New Orleans to Cleveland.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Cleveland bus tickets online with Greyhound, 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 New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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