Transfers to and from Cleveland Hopkins Airport
Available Transfer Options
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Transfers
When arriving at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), there are few options for transfer available to travelers. Before proceeding to your choice please make sure to collect your entire luggage from the baggage claim area in the arrivals hall.
When departing from the airport please make sure to collect your belongings from your means of transfer.
There are signs at the airport indicating where to find the different options of transfer.
The rental car companies available at the airport are located in a separate consolidated car rental facility located off airport grounds. There are complimentary shuttle buses available for all rental car customers between the main terminal and the car rental facility.
The shuttles depart from the door across from baggage claim Door 7 while they arrive at Door 4 on arrivals level. Travelers can use the elevators or escalators to access other levels of the airport.
The shuttle ride takes approximately 5-7 minutes one-way and buses run continuously 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The address for the rental car facility is 19601 Maplewood Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44135, USA.
There are no buses servicing the airport, but there are bus services from Tower City Station which can be reached by RTA Red Line transit train located on the lower level of the airport.
Greyhound buses can be reached via a 20 minute walk from Tower City Station or through one of the buses frequenting both Tower City Station and the area surrounding the Greyhound Bus Station.
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, RTA, operates a rapid transit train, and bus system in Cleveland, including the Red Line that services the airport.
The Airport Station is located on the lower level of the airport terminal, reachable through the elevators or the escalators. Look for signs leading the way.
Tickets or passes are purchased in the TVMs (Ticket Vending Machines) at the station.
Transfers to other RTA lines, including buses, is possible at Tower City Station and it is recommended to purchase a 5-trip pass for this occasion as it includes free transfers.
The taxi cabs servicing the airport are white and will come from one out of three taxi companies. A representative for the companies will be greeting customers at the south entrance to assist with assigning a taxi cab.
The fare from the airport to downtown Cleveland is approximately $45-50 and the journey takes around 20-25 minutes depending on the traffic situation at the time of the journey.
Limousines, Shuttles and Ride Shares at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Limousines, Shuttles and Ride Shares have to be pre-arranged by the traveler or a representative of the traveler. They are assigned to wait in specific areas or parking lots only and may only pick-up or drop-off their customers in specific locations at the airport.