The cheapest times to fly from SEA to CLE are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • early December

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SEA to CLE is late January. Prices can be as high as $977 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $211 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Cleveland

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Cleveland, OH (CLE) will usually cost between $268 to $599 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $274. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $564. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to CLE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SEA to CLE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SEA to CLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to CLE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $312. Return trip prices are from the CLE to SEA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SEA to CLE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SEA to CLE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from CLE
  • Usually 4.36% less expensive than CLE
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to PIT flights

Destination alternative #2: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CLE
  • Usually 2.26% less expensive than CLE
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to CMH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to CLE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2015 miles or 3243 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SEA to CLE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to CLE flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Cleveland, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from SEA to CLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

Return Airport

Destination code CLE
Destination airport name Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
City Cleveland, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 41.4
Longitude -81.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SEA to CLE tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 72% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLE heading for SEA about 34 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Cleveland, OH is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Frontier: 34 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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