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Elyria - Cleveland Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Elyria to Cleveland. Traveling by train from Elyria to Cleveland usually takes around 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance23 mi (37 km)
Fastest train0h 30m
Lowest price€5.59
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lake Shore Limited
Train lines2

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

In the last month, €9.95 was the average price of a train ticket from Elyria to Cleveland. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 4 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €6.53 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during March. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Elyria to Cleveland, with the average price at just €7. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in September, when the average price goes up to €20. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

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 4 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Cleveland from Elyria will be about €6.53 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Elyria to Cleveland?

2 train services operate from Elyria to Cleveland. 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 Limited10h 30m€13.05
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited20h 53m€12.51
  • Passing through seven states, 16 cities, and various National Parks, Amtrak Capitol Limited connects Washington D.C. and Chicago, on 750 miles of railroad. Taking over 17 hours for a complete trip, these trains offer various overnight accommodations and feature panoramic observation cars where passengers can enjoy exceptional scenery. The trains include various options for food; however, WiFi connectivity is not available onboard due to the rural nature of the route.

  • The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is an overnight train that runs along some of the best shorelines in the U.S., connecting New York City and Boston with Chicago. The service provides top-tier amenities to its passengers, including free WiFi and dining onboard. The Lake Shore Limited departs from 410 East River Rd in Elyria and arrives at 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway in Cleveland. The route takes about 0 hours and 53 minutes and ticket prices start at €6.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Elyria and Cleveland is approximately 23 miles, or 37 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Cleveland.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Elyria to Cleveland on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Friday. Friday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Elyria at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 04:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cleveland to Elyria.

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 Elyria?

Main departure station: 410 East River Rd

There is one train station in Elyria.

All train stations in Elyria:

  • 410 East River Rd

Where is the train station in Cleveland?

200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway  - CLEAMT-0

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Main arrival station: 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway

The Amtrak Station on Cleveland Memorial Shoreway is directly adjacent to the NFL Browns’ FirstEnergy Stadium and the expansive Lake Erie beyond. Pro tip: sit on the North side of the train to catch a glimpse of the lake on your way out of town! This station is a stop for Amtrak’s Capitol Limited line from DC to Chicago and the Lake Shore Limited line from Chicago to New York City or Boston. Cleveland’s local Rapid Transit Waterfront Line also serves this station for service within the city. In the immediate area surrounding the station, you’ll find the Great Lakes Science Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, and several hotels and restaurants for convenience during your travels.

Train stations in Cleveland:

  • 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway

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