There are 7 ways to get from New York to Cleveland by train, plane, bus 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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Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cleveland (CLE) EWR - CLE

$150 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 4427 / ...

$40 - $120

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Cleveland (CLE) LGA - CLE

$138 - $433

Fly from New York JFK  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Cleveland (CLE) JFK - CLE

$150 - $442

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cleveland (CLE) PHL - CLE

$238 - $623

Train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Cleveland Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$90 - $250

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from New York to Cleveland 464.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Cleveland is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Cleveland is to train and fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Cleveland, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 53 min.

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The distance between New York and Cleveland is 406 miles. The road distance is 464.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 20 min and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from New York to Cleveland, including transfers.

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New York to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $120 and takes 9 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $250 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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

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Map of how to get from New York to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 406.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Cleveland hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
megabus.com

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