There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Cleveland by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Cleveland  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Cleveland (CLE) DCA - CLE

$126 - $416

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...

$40 - $83

6 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Cleveland  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Cleveland (CLE) IAD - CLE

$152 - $363

Train to Baltimore, fly to Cleveland  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Cleveland (CLE) BWI - CLE

$189 - $433

Fly Reagan Washington to Akron, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Akron (CAK) DCA - CAK
  2. Take the bus from Akron Canton Airport to Cleveland, OH

$115 - $225

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Cleveland, Oh 1607

$40 - $110

Train  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited

$65 - $190

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Cleveland 371.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cleveland is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cleveland is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $120 - $420.

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The distance between Washington and Cleveland is 490 km. The road distance is 594 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Washington to Cleveland, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Cleveland, Oh. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Cleveland every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Cleveland via Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh, Pa in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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