Travel from Atlanta to Cleveland

17h 54min
99 lb of CO2
19h 29min
213 lb of CO2
6h 7min
549 lb of CO2

Atlanta to Cleveland Flights

There are 1 airports — ATL — that make sense to fly out of from Atlanta and 1 airports — CLE — to access Cleveland. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ATL.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Cleveland from Atlanta, a flight is the quickest method.
9h 34min
109 lb of CO2

Drive from Atlanta to Cleveland

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.

What is the best way to travel from Atlanta to Cleveland?

Because Cleveland is so far away from Atlanta, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Cleveland do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. 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.

Atlanta to Cleveland Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $74
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 7min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 84 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 555 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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