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There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Cleveland by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Newark

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cleveland (CLE)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Cleveland

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St-Herald Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Cleveland (CLE)

Train, train to New York JFK, fly

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Cleveland (CLE)

Train to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the train from Newark to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cleveland (CLE)

Bus via New York

  1. Take the bus from New York to Cleveland, OH

Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Cleveland

Drive

  1. Drive from Newark to Cleveland

Newark to Cleveland by bus

7 Weekly Buses
9h 45m Average Duration
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Newark → Cleveland
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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Cleveland is to bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Cleveland is to fly which costs $85 - $300 and takes 3h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark and arriving at Cleveland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Cleveland via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Newark and Cleveland is 397 miles. The road distance is 454.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 9h 45m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Newark to Cleveland, including transfers.

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

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Newark to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3h 27m and costs $85 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9h 45m, you could also train, which costs $70 - $170 and takes 13h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 397.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Newark to Cleveland every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Cleveland once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 9h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $320
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $320
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $320
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Cleveland via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$12 - $35
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$22 - $60
Business Seat - Adult
$24 - $65
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $70
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$85 - $130
First Class - Adult
$95 - $140
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$20 - $65
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $130
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $110
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $200
First Class - Adult
$130 - $220
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Penn Station to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$23 - $65
Business Class Seat
$35 - $90
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Herald Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
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 Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Cleveland is 454 miles. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Newark to Cleveland.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 13 min and costs $1 - $4.

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