How Far is Detroit From Cleveland?

How far is Detroit from Cleveland? Find out the answer and get driving directions here!

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Location of Detroit

Detroit is located in the southeastern region of Michigan, while Cleveland is located in the northern region of Ohio. The two cities are about 280 miles apart.

Latitude and longitude of Detroit

Detroit is located at 42.3314° N, 83.0458° W.

Location of Cleveland

Cleveland is a city located in the state of Ohio in the United States. The city is situated on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles west of the Pennsylvania border. Detroit is located about 90 miles southeast of Cleveland.

Latitude and longitude of Cleveland

Cleveland is located at 41.4993° N, 81.6944° W.
-Latitude: 41.4993
-Longitude: -81.6944

Distance between Detroit and Cleveland

The straight line distance between Detroit and Cleveland is two hundred and sixty-eight miles. However, the driving distance is much longer. The drive would take approximately four hours and fifteen minutes if you were to take I-80W.

Map of the route

Here is a map of the route from Detroit to Cleveland. The distance between the two cities is approximately 193 miles.

Driving directions

From Detroit:
Take I-75 S to Toledo. Take the OH-2 W exit towards Port Clinton. Merge onto OH-2 W and continue for approximately 90 miles. Take the OH-58/OH-83 exit towards Lorain/Elyria. Merge onto OH-58 W/OH-83 N and continue for approximately 30 miles. Take the US-20 exit towards Cleveland. Merge onto US-20 E and continue for approximately 30 miles.

From Cleveland:
Take I-71 N to Columbus. In Columbus, take I-270 E towards Wheeling, WV (crossing into Pennsylvania). In Pennsylvania, take I-76 E towards Harrisburg (crossing into Maryland). In Maryland, take I-95 N towards Baltimore (crossing into Delaware). In Delaware, take I-95 N towards Philadelphia ( crossing into New Jersey). Continue on I-95 N and cross into New York State. In New York, take I-287 S toward Trenton, NJ (crossing into Pennsylvania). In Pennsylvania, take the NJ Turnpike S toward Philadelphia (crossing into Delaware). Continue on the NJ Turnpike S and cross into Maryland. Take I-95 S toward Washington DC (crossing into Virginia). In Virginia, take I-495 W toward Richmond (crossing into West Virginia). In West Virginia, take I-64 E toward Charleston (crossing into Kentucky). In Kentucky, take I=75 N toward Cincinnati (crossing into Ohio). Take the Ohio Turnpike E toward Youngstown/Mentor. Take Exit 193 to merge onto I=480 E toward Warren/Youngstown. Take Exit 11A to merge onto OH=11 N/I=80 E/I=76 E toward Youngstown/Columbus/Pittsburgh. Keep left at the fork to continue on OH=11 N/I=80 E, follow signs for Interstate 80 East/Interstate 76 East/Youngstown and merge onto OH=11 N/I=80 E/I=76 E via Keep right at the fork to stay on OH=11 N followsigns for Warren. Contine for about 12 miles then take exit 234A form OH 11N to merge onto PA 528W /US6W /Market St headingto Meadville PA 8W /US 322W Partial toll roadEntering Ohio Continue to follow US 322W Partialtoll road Turn right at Diamond St Destination will beon your right
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Estimated driving time

The estimated driving time from Detroit to Cleveland is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. This driving time is based on a average speed of 60 miles per hour.

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