There are 4 ways to get from Raleigh to Cleveland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Cleveland (CLE) RDU - CLE

$115 - $286

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Bus  •  19h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...

$83 - $121

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Train  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$100 - $142

Drive  •  9h 38m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Cleveland 575 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland is to fly which costs $110 - $290 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Raleigh, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh station to Cleveland station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Union Station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 41m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Cleveland is 431 miles. The road distance is 575 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland without a car is to train which takes 17h 41m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Raleigh to Cleveland, including transfers.

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

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Raleigh to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Union Station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3h 52m and costs $110 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 41m, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $130 and takes 19h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 431.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Cleveland via Washington Union Station in around 17h 41m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
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 Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $140

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 43m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Cleveland is 575 miles. It takes approximately 9h 38m to drive from Raleigh to Cleveland.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 29 min and costs $2 - $3.

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