Travel from Atlanta to Cleveland

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$74 | 17h 54min Flight$297 | 6h 7min Bus84 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$74
    17h 54min · 99 lb of CO2
  2. Train$168
    19h 29min · 213 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$297
    6h 7min · 549 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$75
    9h 34min · 109 lb of CO2

Atlanta to Cleveland Buses

bus tickets from Atlanta to Cleveland

$74 · 17h 54min
Various bus companies
About $74
Travel Duration
17h 54min

bus tickets from Atlanta to Parma

$108 · 15h 10min
Various bus companies
About $108
Travel Duration
15h 10min

bus tickets from Atlanta to Broadview Heights

$107 · 15h 2min
Various bus companies
About $107
Travel Duration
15h 2min

bus tickets from Marietta to Cleveland

$107 · 15h 3min
Various bus companies
About $107
Travel Duration
15h 3min

Atlanta to Cleveland Trains

train tickets from Atlanta to Cleveland

$168 · 19h 29min
AmtrakAmtrak ATL train to CLE
Train Tickets
About $168
Travel Duration
19h 29min
Atlanta - ATL
Amtrak from ATL to WASAmtrak · 12h 26minCrescent
Washington - WAS
Amtrak from WAS to CLEAmtrak · 7h 2minCapitol Limited
Cleveland - CLE

train tickets from Atlanta to Elyria

$170 · 19h 46min
AmtrakAmtrak ATL train to ELY
Train Tickets
About $170
Travel Duration
19h 46min
Atlanta - ATL
Amtrak from ATL to WASAmtrak · 12h 26minCrescent
Washington - WAS
Amtrak from WAS to ELYAmtrak · 7h 19minCapitol Limited
Elyria - ELY

Atlanta to Cleveland Flights

bus tickets from ATL to CLE

$297 · 6h 7min
Various airlines
About $297
Travel Duration
6h 7min

Drive from Atlanta to Cleveland

Driving from Atlanta to Cleveland

$75 · 9h 34min

It's 555 miles between Atlanta to Cleveland. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 34min and 10h 3min from Atlanta to Cleveland under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 32min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Cleveland 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 $74.

Our recommendation to Cleveland

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Cleveland?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, train, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Atlanta to Cleveland OH - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Atlanta to Cleveland. 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 Cleveland is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Atlanta/Cleveland buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Atlanta 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 Atlanta GA and Cleveland 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 Atlanta to Cleveland? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Cleveland 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 Cleveland 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 Atlanta to Cleveland?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Cleveland is by bus. The bus costs $74 roughly and will take 17 hours 54 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Atlanta to Cleveland?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Atlanta area and Cleveland, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 19 hours 29 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ATL Atlanta Amtrak, which is about 4 miles from Atlanta. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at WAS Washington.

How long does it take from Atlanta to Cleveland by car?

The total distance between Atlanta and Cleveland is 555 miles and will take you about 9 hours 34 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $75.

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Amtrak from Atlanta to Cleveland
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