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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Cleveland by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Cleveland  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Cleveland (CLE) PDX - CLE

$116 - $366

4 alternative options

Fly to Akron, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Akron (CAK) PDX - CAK
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Cleveland, OH

$256 - $496

Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...

$333 - $973

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
  5. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$314 - $619

Drive  •  38 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Cleveland 2463.5 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Cleveland is to fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Cleveland is to fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 8 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Denver, CO, Indianapolis, IN, Richmond, IN and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland station to Cleveland station. However, there are services departing from Portland Union Station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Portland and Cleveland is 2062 miles. The road distance is 2463.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Cleveland without a car is to train which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $330 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Portland to Cleveland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Cleveland is to fly which takes 8 h and costs $110 - $370. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 2 days 4 h, you could also bus, which costs $310 - $650 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 2061.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Portland to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Cleveland via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Portland to Akron via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Akron via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Akron via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Portland to Akron via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Portland to Akron via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Akron via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Portland to Cleveland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
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
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Cleveland Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Cleveland is 3 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 3:36 AM in Portland and 6:36 AM in Cleveland.

Portland to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Cleveland is 2463 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 32 min to drive from Portland to Cleveland.

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American Airlines, Air Canada, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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