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There are 5 ways to get from Put-in-Bay to Olean by car ferry, car, train, bus, ferry, taxi or plane

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Car ferry, drive, train, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  2. Drive from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo
  3. Take the train from Toledo to Buffalo Depew Station
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  2. Drive from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Olean

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Car ferry, drive, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  2. Drive from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo
  3. Take the bus from Toledo to Cleveland, OH
  4. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH
  5. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Buffalo, NY
  6. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY

Ferry, car ferry, taxi, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Put-in-Bay to Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry
  2. Take the car ferry from Middle Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  3. Take a taxi from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo
  4. Take the bus from Toledo to Pittsburgh
  5. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dubois, Pa
  6. Take the bus from Dubois, Pa to Olean

Ferry, car ferry, drive, fly, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Put-in-Bay to Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry
  2. Take the car ferry from Middle Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
  3. Drive from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Meijer Southgate
  4. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Buffalo (BUF)
  5. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Put-in-Bay to Olean is to car ferry and drive, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Put-in-Bay to Olean is to car ferry and drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Put-in-Bay and Olean is 229 miles.

The best way to get from Put-in-Bay to Olean without a car is to ferry and car ferry and taxi and bus which takes 17h 2m and costs $190 - $300.

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It takes approximately 11h 4m to get from Put-in-Bay to Olean, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Put-in-Bay to Olean.
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  • Distance: 229 miles
  • Duration: 11h 4m

What companies run services between Put-in-Bay, OH, USA and Olean, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Put-in-Bay to Olean. However, you can take the drive to Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH, take the car ferry to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH, take the drive to Toledo, take the train to Buffalo Depew Station, take the taxi to Buffalo, then take the bus to Olean, NY. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH, take the car ferry to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH, take the drive to Toledo, take the bus to Cleveland, OH, take the bus to Akron, OH, take the bus to Buffalo, NY, then take the bus to Olean, NY.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Toledo to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Cleveland to Akron
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Toledo to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Olean
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dubois, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from Dubois, Pa to Olean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
trailways.com
Ferry operators
Miller Boat Line
Website
millerferry.com
Car ferry from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Car ferry from Middle Bass Island, OH to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $26
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Car
$26
Motorcycle
$23
Adult
$11
Child (3-11)
$3
Middle Bass Ferry
Website
middlebassferry.com
Ferry from Put-in-Bay to Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
The Squeaky Wheel Shuttle
Phone
+1 419-271-7100
A Sandusky Taxi
Phone
+1 419-366-7918

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