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There are 4 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Vandalia by bus, plane or car

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Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI to Detroit Metro Airport
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Dayton (DAY)

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Bus via Toledo

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Dayton Trotwood

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Dayton Trotwood - OH

Drive

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Vandalia

Ann Arbor to Vandalia by bus

The bus journey time between Ann Arbor and Vandalia is around 16h 35m and covers a distance of around 277 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 23m. The fastest bus normally takes 16h 21m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Thruway, Greyhound USA and others, the Ann Arbor to Vandalia bus service departs from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station and arrives in North Dixie @ National. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
6h 11m
Layover time:
10h 23m
Total time:
16h 35m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
16h 21m
Bus distance:
277 miles
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
20:25
Last bus departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ann Arbor to Vandalia bus schedules

Ann Arbor → Vandalia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vandalia is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vandalia is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vandalia is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Ann Arbor to Vandalia is to drive, which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Vandalia is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor station to Vandalia. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station and arriving at North Dixie @ National via Toledo, Northwest Hub and Wright Stop Plaza - N.B.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Vandalia is 168 miles. The road distance is 187.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Vandalia without a car is to bus via Toledo which takes 7h 32m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Ann Arbor to Vandalia, including transfers.

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Ann Arbor to Vandalia bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Ann Arbor to Vandalia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dayton Trotwood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ann Arbor to Vandalia is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Ann Arbor to Vandalia.

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  • Distance: 167.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Vandalia, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Vandalia via Toledo, Northwest Hub, and Wright Stop Plaza - N.B. in around 7h 32m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $400
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI to Detroit Metro Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Toledo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$11 - $16
Adult
$22 - $35
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Dayton Trotwood - OH
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Dayton Airport.

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