Bus Service in Cuyahoga County
The RTA - Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - is the company that operates bus and rapid service in Cuyahoga County. It also operates loop buses and trollies that travel around downtown, and a door-to-door system called “Paratransit” for people with disabilities. You can buy one-ride or an all-day pass on the bus, but you need exact change. You can buy other passes or fare cards too, but you can’t buy these on the bus. Passes and fare cards can be purchased at many locations including local drug stores, supermarkets, convenience stores and on site at the RTA’s Customer Service Satellite Office, located inside Tower City Center at Public Square, a short distance from the Greyhound Bus Station. You can also get bus schedules/timetables which show the bus routes and times, at the Customer Service Satellite Office, at Rapid stations or on RTA’s website. You can also get information by phone from RTA.

RTA Customer Service
Satellite Office
50 Public Sq., Tower City
Rapid Transit Station
Cleveland, OH 44113
M-F: 7:00am-6:00pm (or 24-hours through fare card machines).
RTA Answerline: 216-621-9500
Live information Monday-Friday: 7:00am-6:00pm and Saturday: 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Automated information after-hours
Long-Distance Bus Service
Greyhound Bus Lines
1465 Chester Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Walk in for service or phone for information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The price of a bus ticket will vary depending on where you are going.
Reservations can only be made online:
Only routes from Cleveland are to Chicago or Toledo. The price of a bus ticket will vary depending on where you are going