Cleveland Hopkins International Airport - CLE

Cleveland, United States (US)

Getting around the airport


Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is located nine miles southwest of the central business district of Cleveland. The airport has a two-level Main Terminal with Concourses A, B, and C.

  • The Main Terminal has baggage claim and arrivals on the lower level and check-in and ticketing on the upper level. A mezzanine level connects the Main Terminal to all the concourses with shops, food and drink, and lounges.
  • Concourse A is served by American, Frontier, Spirit, and US Airways airlines.
    Concourse B is used by Delta and Southwest Airlines, while
    Concourse C serves Air Canada, JetBlue, and United Airlines.
  • Baggage carts and skycaps (curbside check-in) are available at the departures area of the Main Terminal.


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Getting into Cleveland

Rapid trains and taxi

Cleveland Rapid Transit

CLE is connected to the Cleveland Rapid Transit system. Travellers can board Red Line trains at the airport terminal. One-way fare to any station is USD 2.25 and the journey takes less than 30 minutes. Trains depart approximately every 15 minutes.

Main Terminal, landside, below the baggage claim level
Hours: 03:54-01:14 Daily


Cleveland airport offers a dedicated taxi service with a fleet of 75 white vehicles. Taxis are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A flat rate structure is based on mileage: 0-5 miles is USD 13.50, 6-10 miles is USD 24.50, 11-15 miles is USD 34.50, and 16-20 miles is USD 45.50.

Main Terminal, landside, ground level, orange wall on the south end of baggage claim, adjacent to carousel 11

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Use Security Checkpoint B

Offers access to all concourses

If you’re travelling during the busier times of the day, head to Security Checkpoint B. It’s the middle so it’s equidistant to the other concourses and closer to the ticketing area.

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Cozy wine bar with great food

Vino Volo

Vino Volo is a cozy wine bar with a nice variety of wines to enjoy and tasty food at reasonable prices. Quiet Jazz music in the background, comfy seats with a light and airy interior. Have something to nibble like chickpea and chorizo chili, tomato bisque soup, salmon rolls, prosciutto and melted brie with fig, green salad. Portions are rather to accompany the wine then a full course but delicious and beautifully presented.

The service is very friendly and knowledgeable and doesn't rush you out after you have finished your glass.

Terminal B, Delta and Southwest, after security, near Gate B2
Hours: 9:30-19:00 Sun-Fri, 9:30-17:00 Sat

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Power Outlets

Concourses A and B

Mobile charging and workstations can be found at the entrances to Concourses A and B.

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Airline and day pass lounges

Airspace Lounge

The Airspace Lounge is available to all passengers regardless of service or airline. Entrance cost is USD 20 for 3 hours. The lounge is easily accessible to all concourses and offers light snacks, ground-to-order espresso, and an extensive food menu.

Main Terminal, airside, upper level, entrance to Concourse B
Hours: 05:30-19:30 Sun-Fri, 05:00-18:00 Sat

United Club

Complimentary Wi-Fi, beverages, breakfast and afternoon snacks, personalized travel assistance. 

Concourse C, airside, upper level, gate C14
Hours: 05:15-20:45 Sun-Fri, 05:15-18:30 Sat

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Great overstuffed sandwiches, burgers, wings and wraps

Paninis Bar & Grill

Paninis offers a large selection of burgers, wraps, wings and delicious overstuffed sandwiches. We manage to eat only half of our sandwiches and take the rest with us. Very reasonable prices. Kids menues are available as well as an all you can eat breakfast buffet from 05:00 until 9:00 am. Very friendly and courteous service. 

Sit back at the bar, watch some TV on the flatscreens while charging your phone waiting for your flight. Flight boards keep you updated on your flight's status.

Terminal C, United, after security, near Gate 4
Hours: 5:00-19:00 Sun-Fri, 5:00-17:00 Sat 

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Come for the beer

Great Lakes Brewing Co

Great Lakes Brewing is a local brewery with many of their own beers on tap. They also offer a number of other brands such as Dortmunder. There is a food menue available but we recommend you'd rather come for the beer. Service quality varies.

Terminal C, United, after security, near Gate C14
Hours: 05:00-20:30 Sun-Fri, 05:00-17:00 Sat 

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Not available

There are no public showers available at CLE. 

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