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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Sandusky to Cleveland. Traveling by train from Sandusky to Cleveland usually takes around one hour and 22 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in one hour and 5 minutes.

Distance53 mi (85 km)
Fastest train1h 5m
Lowest price$9.57
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lake Shore Limited
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Sandusky to Cleveland

Average prices by travel date

$38$26$13SepOct

Monthly average prices

$32$26$19$13$6ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$32$26$19$13$63020100

Which train should you take from Sandusky to Cleveland?

2 train services operate from Sandusky, Ohio to Cleveland, Ohio. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Limited11h 5m$20.12
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited21h 31m$12.43

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sandusky to Cleveland during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Sandusky to Cleveland?

The distance between Sandusky and Cleveland is approximately 53 miles, or 85 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 5 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Sandusky to Cleveland are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Sandusky at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Sandusky to Cleveland?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Sandusky to Cleveland.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cleveland to Sandusky. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sandusky to Cleveland for $33.17.

City Information

Cleveland

An industrial powerhouse in the past eras, Cleveland offers to the world more than just LeBron James and Halle Berry. Unlike most other big cities, Cleveland still retains its quaint small-town feel, especially as you wander around the Cleveland Metroparks, a system of 21,000 acres of pure nature. For nature lovers, the Cleveland Botanical Garden provides a treasure trove of botanical knowledge and rare plant species. Another must-not-miss spot is the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, which features exhibitions on the greatest legends such as Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, etc.

For foodies, Cleveland truly is a mecca. The city boasts an array of top chefs and high-class establishments that can bring you an unforgettable experience. For authentic American classics, Sylman’s Deli has everything you need. If you are looking for a more diverse option, head to Momocho for some mouth-watering Mexican indulgences.

Cleveland’s main bus station is located just behind the Playhouse Square Parking Garage in the Theater District. The local Amtrak train station is also located downtown not too far from the bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, which sits 9 miles southwest of Downtown and is located next to the Glenn Research Center.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sandusky?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Sandusky.

Where is the train station in Cleveland?

Arrival stations

Cleveland has one train station.

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