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Cleveland-Cincinnati Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Cleveland to Cincinnati bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$46.74
Fastest time6h 20m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cleveland to Cincinnati right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Cleveland to Cincinnati?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $46.74 was the low point for bus fares from Cleveland to Cincinnati. Buses from Cincinnati to Cleveland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $46.74 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $26.82 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 222 miles (358 kilometers) from Cleveland, OH to Cincinnati, OH. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cleveland?

There is usually only one bus per day from Cleveland to Cincinnati. It leaves the station in Cleveland at 4:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Cleveland to Cincinnati. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Cleveland to Cincinnati; ticket prices start at $120.19.

What bus companies travel from Cleveland to Cincinnati?

There is one bus company that operates from Cleveland to Cincinnati. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound16h 23m$52.75

Where does the bus leave from in Cleveland?

Cleveland, Ohio has two bus stations with service to Cincinnati, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Cincinnati?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cincinnati, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Cleveland, OH to Cincinnati, OH
Based on 8 ratings and reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
November 16, 2019
It was my first time traveling on a bus so i like it
Sai Kiran
October 11, 2019Visiting friends
Great driver and comfortable drive
Busses are kind of so old and noisy and vibrating all the time
Don't expect much. Its not great not terrible. But the staff are good and good drivers. Just old busses.
September 27, 2019Visiting friends
There was an advertisement for free WIFI but it didn't work.
August 11, 2019Solo travel
I arrived.
Be nice to arrive on time. Broken seat. Bus driver spent the whole time distracted by talking to a co-worker who was on board - very loud and disturbing the peace of the passengers.
Only use Greyhound as a last resort.

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