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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Cleveland

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH
  3. Take the bus from RKP Transit Ctr to Superior Ave & E. 3rd St

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland

Fly

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Cleveland (CLE)

Toronto to Downtown Cleveland by train

The train journey time between Toronto and Downtown Cleveland is around 19h 13m and covers a distance of around 304 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 21m. The fastest train normally takes 19h 13m. Operated by VIA Rail and Amtrak, the Toronto to Downtown Cleveland train service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Cleveland. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 52m
Layover time:
11h 21m
Total time:
19h 13m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
19h 13m
Train distance:
304 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$83
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:20
Last train departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Downtown Cleveland train schedules

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Downtown Cleveland is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Downtown Cleveland is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Downtown Cleveland is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland is to fly which costs $300 - $650 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Superior Ave & E. 3rd St via BNIA Drway & BNIA Terminal, Buffalo, NY and RKP Transit Ctr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Downtown Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Cleveland via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 52m.

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It is 191 miles from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland. It is approximately 290.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland without a car is to train which takes 8h 52m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 8h 52m to get from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland, including transfers.

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Toronto to Downtown Cleveland bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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Toronto to Downtown Cleveland train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland is to train which takes 8h 52m and costs $100 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $130 and takes 11h 26m, you could also fly, which costs $300 - $650 and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 190.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 52m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Downtown Cleveland, OH, USA?

You can take a train from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland via Buffalo Depew Station in around 8h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland via BNIA Drway & BNIA Terminal, Washington St & South Division St, Buffalo, NY, and RKP Transit Ctr in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$48 - $51
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
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 Buffalo Depew Station to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Akron Metro
Website
akronmetro.org
Bus from RKP Transit Ctr to Superior Ave & E. 3rd St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
akronmetro.org

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Toronto to Downtown Cleveland bus services, operated by Akron Metro, arrive at Superior Ave & E. 3rd St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Downtown Cleveland is 291 miles. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Toronto to Downtown Cleveland.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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