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Schenectady - Cleveland Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Schenectady to Cleveland. Traveling by train from Schenectady to Cleveland usually takes around 8 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance407 mi (655 km)
Fastest train8h 0m
Lowest price€33.27
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lake Shore Limited
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Schenectady to Cleveland?

In the last month, €33.27 was the average price of a train ticket from Schenectady, NY to Cleveland, OH. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €32.42 more than that for a same-day booking.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Cleveland from Schenectady will be about €32.42 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Schenectady to Cleveland?

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is the one and only train line which connects Schenectady, New York to Cleveland, Ohio. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited28h 0m€68.61

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Schenectady 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 Schenectady to Cleveland?

The distance between Schenectady and Cleveland is approximately 407 miles, or 655 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Schenectady to Cleveland are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 Schenectady at 19:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Schenectady to Cleveland?

Trains leave the station in Schenectady twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Cleveland with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cleveland to Schenectady. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Schenectady to Cleveland for €97.25.

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 Schenectady?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Schenectady.

Where is the train station in Cleveland?

Arrival stations

Cleveland has one train station.

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