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Located 500 miles from nearly half of the country’s population, getting to Cleveland is easy. Once in town, getting around is just as convenient.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is just 12-miles from downtown Cleveland. With an average of 147 daily departures, CLE offers service to more than 50 nonstop markets from 11 different airlines including Air Canada, American, Delta, Frontier, Icelandair, JetBlue, Southwest and United. In 2018, the airport welcomed more than 9.5 million passengers.
CLE offers a variety of airport ground transportation options including rideshare such as Lyft and Uber, taxi and limo services or car rental. Plus, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) Red Line provides light rail service between the airport and downtown Cleveland via the Tower City Station. The trip takes less than 30 minutes and costs less than $3. Trains depart from CLE every 15 minutes for the majority of the day.
Downtown Cleveland is situated at the intersection of three major interstate highways (I-90, I-71 and I-77) making it a straight shot for those driving to town. Baron's Bus Lines, Greyhound and Megabus drop off and pick up passengers in central downtown, as does Amtrak.
RTA provides free trolley service around downtown Cleveland. Visitors have the option of riding one of four free trolleys that operate daily.
RTA also runs 55 bus routes and 4 rail lines into surrounding neighborhoods and inner-ring suburbs. Visitors can purchase a one-trip, five-trip or daily pass.
A convenient public transit route for visitors is the HealthLine, a state-of-the-art, bus-rapid transit (BRT) system that offers rail-like convenience with the flexibility of a bus. It originates in Public Square and travels along Euclid Avenue through downtown to the University Circle neighborhood, an area with a high concentration of medical facilities, museums and cultural institutions.
Downtown Cleveland is an urban landscape designed to be walked. Guests can leave one of the 18 downtown hotels and be a short walk away (15-minutes or less) from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Great Lakes Science Center, Playhouse Square, FirstEnergy Stadium, Quicken Loans Arena, Progressive Field, JACK Cleveland Casino and numerous restaurants. Heads-up mapping found throughout downtown provides guidance for pedestrians.
Visitors within driving distance may come to town with their two wheels in tow, or bikes can be easily rented at the downtown Cleveland Bike Rack or Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op. Visitors can also take advantage of the city’s bike sharing program and hop on one of the 250 UH Bikes housed at 29 stations throughout Downtown Cleveland and nearby neighborhoods.