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

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Fly  •  3 h 42 min

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

$115 - $286

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Bus  •  18 h 14 min

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

$76 - $201

2 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 41 min

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

$118 - $325

Drive  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Cleveland 574.4 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 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland is to fly which costs $110 - $290 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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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 18 h 14 min.

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

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The distance between Raleigh and Cleveland is 431 miles. The road distance is 574.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland without a car is to train which takes 17 h 41 min and costs $110 - $330.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min 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 Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $110 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $330 and takes 17 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs $75 - $210 and takes 18 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 431.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

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

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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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 574 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to drive from Raleigh to Cleveland.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $79 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 26 min and costs $2 - $3.

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