Toledo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Toledo

With a population of 287,208, Toledo is a must-see destination in Ohio, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Toledo deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Toledo

If you’re looking for affordable options, Real Seafood Company - Toledo (22 Main Street The Docks at International Park) and Zia's - Toledo (20 Main Street The Docks at International Park) are great picks.

When to visit Toledo

Toledo in January
Estimated hotel price
$100
1 night at 3-star hotel
Toledo in January
Estimated hotel price
$100
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Toledo in July, when the average temperature is 73.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 84.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 17.6 °F, with an average temperature of 24.8 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 3.6″. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Toledo, with an average rainfall of 2.1″.

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How to Get to Toledo

Plane

When flying to Toledo, you’ll arrive at Toledo Express (TOL), which is located 14 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Toledo departs from Little Rock and takes around 11h 42m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Toledo. The train journey from Toledo to New York takes 14h 33m and costs around $107 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Boston, expect to pay about $143 for a 17h 23m trip. The train station in Toledo is called Toledo, and is located 1.9 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Toledo is to pick up a car rental from Detroit, which is about 53 miles from Toledo. You’ll find branches of Turo and Alamo, among others, in Detroit.

Bus

Tornado Bus operates bus routes to Toledo. From Detroit, the bus ride to Toledo takes 70 miles and will cost you around $275. From Houston, the ticket costs about $295 for a journey of 1464 miles. Toledo’s bus station is located 2 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Toledo, you’ll arrive at Toledo Express (TOL), which is located 14 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Toledo departs from Little Rock and takes around 11h 42m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Toledo. The train journey from Toledo to New York takes 14h 33m and costs around $107 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Boston, expect to pay about $143 for a 17h 23m trip. The train station in Toledo is called Toledo, and is located 1.9 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Toledo is to pick up a car rental from Detroit, which is about 53 miles from Toledo. You’ll find branches of Turo and Alamo, among others, in Detroit.

Bus

Tornado Bus operates bus routes to Toledo. From Detroit, the bus ride to Toledo takes 70 miles and will cost you around $275. From Houston, the ticket costs about $295 for a journey of 1464 miles. Toledo’s bus station is located 2 miles from the city center.

Airports near Toledo

Airlines serving Toledo

Lufthansa
Good (4,678 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,444 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,209 reviews)
Finnair
Good (772 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,174 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,933 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (774 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Toledo

Most booked hotels in Toledo

Holiday Inn & Suites Toledo Southwest - Perrysburg
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, 386 reviews)
$126+
Wingate by Wyndham Sylvania/Toledo
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 186 reviews)
$143+
Courtyard by Marriott Toledo West
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 313 reviews)
$128+
Hampton Inn & Suites Toledo/Westgate
2 stars
Excellent (8, 316 reviews)
$111+
Hilton Garden Inn Toledo Perrysburg
3 stars
Excellent (8, 263 reviews)
$144+
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel
4 stars
Good (7.8, 298 reviews)
$180+

Renting a car in Toledo

Renting a car in Toledo costs $80 per day, on average, or $159 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 16% cheaper than airport locations in Toledo.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Toledo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Toledo is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Ford EcoSport or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Toledo costs $80 per day, on average, or $159 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 16% cheaper than airport locations in Toledo.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Toledo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Toledo is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Ford EcoSport or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.