There are 7 ways to get from Arlington to Dayton by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Dayton  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY) DCA - DAY

$144 - $695

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1683

$54 - $120

5 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Dayton  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Dayton (DAY) IAD - DAY

$168 - $749

Fly Reagan Washington to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbus (CMH) DCA - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$95 - $407

Train, bus via Pittsburgh Amtrak  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1683

$85 - $215

Train, bus  •  18 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105

$106 - $288

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Dayton 468 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Dayton is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Dayton is to fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Arlington and Dayton is 386 miles. The road distance is 468 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Arlington to Dayton, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Arlington, VA, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Arlington to Dayton every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Dayton via MCPHERSON SQ station, K Street and 14th Street NW, Union Station Parking Garage, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 15 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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