ARB to Akron Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $32
Fastest Way Bus — 3h 52min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 22 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 123 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Air Canada, jetBlue, Multiple Airlines
Bus
$34 · 4h 9min · 23 lb of CO2
Ypsilanti to Akron
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Flight
$146 · 4h 3min · 450 lb of CO2
DTW to CAK
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ARB airport Flights

There are 2 airports — DTW, YQG — that make sense to fly out of from ARB and 2 airports — CAK, CLE — to access Akron. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DTW.

jetBlue, Air Canada operate flights which can help you travel from ARB to Akron.

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from Detroit Metro Wayne Co (DTW) to Cleveland Hopkins Intl (CLE). Air Canada flies from Detroit Metro Wayne Co (DTW) to Cleveland Hopkins Intl (CLE) and is the quickest flight to get you from ARB to Akron.
Train
$109 · 11h 44min · 145 lb of CO2
DER to ALC
+3 more options
Drive
$17 · 2h 23min · 27 lb of CO2
ARB to Akron

Drive from ARB airport

It's 124 miles between ARB to Akron. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from ARB to Akron under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Akron by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

What is the best way to travel from ARB to Akron?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from ARB to Akron. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from ARB to Akron?

On your trip from ARB to Akron, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to Akron. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from ARB to Akron OH?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from ARB to Akron. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Akron is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the ARB/Akron buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from ARB is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between ARB and Akron during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from ARB to Akron? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Akron traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Akron is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from ARB to Akron?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from ARB to Akron is by bus. The bus costs $32 roughly and will take 3 hours 52 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from ARB to Akron?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between ARB area and Akron, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 13 hours 15 minutes. We recommend catching the train at DER Dearborn Amtrak, which is about 18 miles from ARB. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from ARB to Akron by car?

The total distance between ARB and Akron is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from ARB to Akron
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Air Canada Air Canada from ARB to Akron
Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from ARB to Akron
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