How do I get to Cleveland? How can I find Downtown Hotels? These are the kinds of questions we get a lot. Here are some answers.
How do I get to Cleveland?
Cleveland, Ohio, is situated at the intersection of several Interstate highways: I-77, I-71 and I-90. Ohio Rte. 2 follows the Lake Erie shoreline through Cleveland, while I-80 (Ohio Turnpike) and I-480 run east/west of the city.
Still can’t figure it all out? Don’t hesitate to contact our CLE Concierges at 800.321.1001 or email CLEConcierge@destinationcle.org.
What is the time and distance from Cleveland Hopkins Airport (CLE) to Downtown Cleveland?
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is located 10 miles southwest of Downtown.
A hotel courtesy phone center, located in the middle of the Baggage Claim level, provides information and reservations for area hotels, many of which offer shuttle service to and from Hopkins. Also, limousine service, car rental shuttles and taxis are located outside the Baggage Claim level.
The RTA Red Line offers fast (just a 22-minute ride to/from Downtown Cleveland's Tower City Station) and inexpensive transit service.
How can I find downtown hotels?
It's simple. Simply view our Downtown Cleveland hotel listings. Or, for more detailed information, don’t hesitate to contact our CLE Concierges at 800.321.1001 or by emailing CLEConcierge@destinationcle.org.
Does Cleveland have campgrounds?
Yes. Click here for more information on campgrounds in the Cleveland region. Or, for more detailed information, don’t hesitate to contact our CLE Concierges at 800.321.1001 or by emailing CLEConcierge@destinationcle.org.
What types of transportation can I use while in Cleveland?
Mass Transit: The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides public transportation in the city of Cleveland and 59 surrounding municipalities. RTA's commuter lines consist of both bus and rapid transit service: 406 buses running 55 routes, a convenient Downtown Trolley Loop System (B-Line) and three rapid transit lines (Red, Blue and Green lines), take riders to virtually any destination throughout Greater Cleveland.
The Bus Rapid Transit HealthLine takes riders down Euclid Avenue between Downtown's Public Square and University Circle.
Don’t forget to download RTA’s free CLE mobile app, which can help you easily plan your trip and pay fares ahead of time. For other specific route information, running times or additional information regarding RTA's service call the RTAnswerline at 216.621.9500 or visit rideRTA.com.
University Circle Circlelink: The CircleLink Shuttle is a free, convenient, get-around-the-circle-and-beyond transportation option perfect for moving you from one cultural treasure to another. There are two lines: BlueLink and GreenLink.
The BlueLink connects Wade Oval, Uptown, Little Italy and Coventry, and provides access to the Little Italy - University Circle Red Line Station. BlueLink shuttles arrive every 30 minutes 6:30 a.m.–6 p.m. (Mon-Fri) and noon–6 p.m. weekends.
The GreenLink connects the Cedar-University Circle Red Line Station to the University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University campuses. GreenLink service runs on a continuous loop between CWRU North and South campuses, with arrivals approximately every 30 minutes during operating hours and 20-minute peak service (Mon-Fri) between 6:30 a.m.–10 a.m. and 4 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Need to know where and when to be ready for CircleLink? There’s an app for that and a live shuttle map.
Taxi Cabs: Cleveland taxis can be hailed on the street or found at Public Square, major hotels and transportation hubs. Click here for Cleveland taxi contact info.
Ride Sharing: Cleveland offers ride sharing opportunities. Click to learn about our partner companies.
Limousine Service: Cleveland offers a wide variety of limousine services. Click here to search for a complete listing of limousine companies in Greater Cleveland.
Car Rental: Click here to view listings of car rental agencies in Cleveland.
What is University Circle, and where is it located?
University Circle is the nation's largest concentration of cultural, educational and medical institutions within one square mile. The area is home to many world-class treasures including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland Botanical Garden and Severance Hall, winter home of the Cleveland Orchestra.
University Circle is located just four miles east of downtown Cleveland. You can reach University Circle by taking Carnegie, Chester or Euclid avenues; by following I-90 E. to the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive exit and follow the University Circle signs; or take the RTA Healthline heading east from Public Square.
What is there to do and see in Cleveland this week?
A lot! Learn more about upcoming events and search additional happenings in The Land here.
Are there tours of Cleveland?
Of course! Guided tours — whether they be on train, trolley, boat, bike, Segway or foot — are available here.
For self-guided walking tours, download the Walk Cleveland brochure or swing by the Cleveland Visitors Center at 334 Euclid Ave. to obtain a hard copy.
Do you have a Visitors Center in Cleveland?
Yes! And, we’d love to welcome you in person. Our visitors center is located at 334 Euclid Ave., which is conveniently located on the southwest corner of East 4thStreet and Euclid Avenue. Learn more here.
Who do I contact for more information?
We’re Destination Cleveland and we’re the destination experts on Cleveland. Swing by the Cleveland Visitors Center, shoot us an email, chat with us live or give us a call at 800.321.1001.
For those who are driving, simply take I-71 N. into Downtown Cleveland.
Where's the Amtrak station?
Cleveland's Amtrak station is located in Downtown Cleveland, across from FirstEnergy Stadium at 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway. (216.696.5115).
Where is the Greyhound terminal?
The Greyhound bus terminal is located in Downtown Cleveland at 1465 Chester Ave. (216.781.0520)