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from Chicago to Cleveland, OH

You can get from Chicago to Cleveland, OH by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Chicago to Cleveland, OH

distanceDistance307 miles (495 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$53 - $164
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $53 (€44) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $164 (€137) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 307 miles (495 km) by bus, flight or train to Cleveland, OH from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $53 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Cleveland, OH.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chicago to Cleveland, OH

Travel to Cleveland, OH easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Cleveland, OH.
FAQs

How do I reach Cleveland, OH from Chicago?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Cleveland, OH from Chicago. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Cleveland, OH?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Cleveland, OH is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $53 (€44) compared to other travel options to Cleveland, OH:

A bus is generally $111 (€93) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $164 (€137) from Chicago to Cleveland, OH.

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Chicago to Cleveland, OH costing on average $54 (€45).

What is the quickest way from Chicago to Cleveland, OH?

The quickest way to travel to Cleveland, OH from Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 8 min.

How far is Cleveland, OH from Chicago?

The distance from Chicago to Cleveland, OH is approximately 307 miles (495 km).

How many services a day are there between Chicago and Cleveland, OH?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Cleveland, OH is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Chicago to Cleveland, OH as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Chicago? Where do I arrive in Cleveland, OH?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to Cleveland, OH:

    Which travel companies can take me from Chicago to Cleveland, OH?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to Cleveland, OH, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Cleveland, OH. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Chicago to Cleveland, OH tickets on Omio for $53 (€44).
    • Travel with United to go to Cleveland, OH by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find United Chicago to Cleveland, OH tickets on Omio for $164 (€137).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Cleveland, OH by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Chicago to Cleveland, OH tickets on Omio for $54 (€45).

    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Chicago to Cleveland, OH ends?

    Omio customers who travel from Chicago to Cleveland, OH often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Rome or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cleveland, OH and these popular destinations at a great price.

    How far in advance should I book tickets to Cleveland, OH from Chicago online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Chicago to Cleveland, OH, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $53 (€44) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing $164 (€137) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $54 (€45) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to Cleveland, OH online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.