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Akron - Cleveland Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Akron to Cleveland. Traveling by bus from Akron to Cleveland usually takes around 46 minutes, but the fastest Barons Bus Lines bus can make the trip in 40 minutes.

Distance30 mi (49 km)
Shortest duration0h 40m
Cheapest price$5.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceBarons Bus Lines
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Akron to Cleveland?

Bus tickets for a trip from Akron to Cleveland cost $7.28 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


Bus tickets from Akron to Cleveland are expected to cost between $8 and $13 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Cleveland within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $8. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from Akron to Cleveland are usually around $8 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches


The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. You know what they say about early birds and worms.

What bus companies travel from Akron to Cleveland?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Akron to Cleveland that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Barons Bus Lines usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines40h 44m$5.00
Greyhound10h 50m$15.45
  • Book Barons Bus Lines from Akron to Cleveland from $5. There are 4 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Akron to Cleveland and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Cleveland. In Akron, Barons Bus Lines departs to Cleveland from Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway . In Cleveland, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave .

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Akron to Cleveland takes 0 hours and 44 minutes , while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Cleveland in 0 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Cleveland.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Akron to Cleveland every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 50 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Cleveland usually start from $14.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 46 minutes to cover the 30 miles from Akron to Cleveland. However, the fastest bus only takes 40 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Cleveland, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Akron to Cleveland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Akron to Cleveland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Akron to Cleveland without transferring.

City Information


Akron, OH - AKR-0

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Akron, OH - AKR-1

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Akron, OH - AKR-2

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As the fifth-largest city in Ohio, Akron is a hidden gem that not many travelers have fully explored. The city boasts diverse architecture styles across its many different neighborhoods. For tourists who enjoy the great outdoors, the city features many green spaces, of which Lock 3 Park is the most popular due to its many outdoor concerts and local events. Walk along the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail to take in the scenic views. The city also features the Akron Art Museum, home to an eclectic collection of art pieces produced since 1850, making it the perfect choice for culturally inclined tourists.

You will be surprised to know that Akron was the birthplace of several American staples, such as oatmeal and breakfast cereal. In addition, Menches Brothers in Akron claims to have invented the hamburger, and whether you believe them or not, it's still an excellent lunch destination.

The city's main airport is the Akron-Canton Regional Airport, located 10 miles southeast of downtown. Intercity buses operated by Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Jefferson Lines run through the bus terminal on Broadway in downtown Akron.


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 does the bus leave from in Akron?

Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway  - AKRBSB-0

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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway

Opened in January 2009, this swanky steel and glass bus terminal at 631 S Broadway is just blocks away from downtown Akron. The building uses green construction best practices, incorporating recyclable building materials, solar panels, and geothermal wells. The 14,000-square-foot facility has a full-service Metro ticket counter, a small retail area, public restrooms, a taxi stand, vending machines, a 300-seat waiting room, a cafe, regular art displays, and Wi-Fi access. Intercity bus lines including Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Jefferson Lines operate from the station, and it serves as a hub for the Metro's local line buses to get around within the city.

All bus stations in Akron:

  • Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Cleveland?

Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave  - CLEGLI-0

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave

Cleveland’s Bus Terminal at 1465 Chester Ave opened in 1948 amid wide celebration for its unique Streamline Moderne design. The aerodynamic architectural style, typical of Greyhound’s stations in big cities across the country, landed this station in the US National Register of Historic Places. Although the station was opened for Greyhound service, today, the station also serves Barons Bus Lines, Miller Transportation, and Jefferson Lines. Vending machines and a snack bar in the station give you a chance to fuel up or take a short walk to one of several nearby cafés. The station sits in the heart of downtown Cleveland, and the Amtrak station is only 1 mile away.

All bus stations in Cleveland:

  • Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave

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