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

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Dayton  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY) DCA - DAY

$204 - $852

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$66 - $161

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Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Dayton  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Dayton (DAY) IAD - DAY

$230 - $909

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Dayton  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY

$256 - $1,554

Fly Baltimore to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Columbus (CMH) BWI - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$138 - $524

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Columbus, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbus (CMH) DCA - CMH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$155 - $564

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Dayton 471.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Dayton is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Dayton is to train and fly which costs $200 - $850 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Dayton is 407 miles. The road distance is 471.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Baltimore to Dayton, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Baltimore to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dayton Trotwood, Oh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Dayton is 472 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to drive from Baltimore to Dayton.

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  • Distance: 407.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Dayton via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs $2.

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