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There are 9 ways to get from Baltimore to Dayton by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Dayton  •  3h 57m

  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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Train, bus via Pittsburgh, PA  •  16h 14m

  1. Take the train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$63 - $125

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Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Dayton  •  4h 53m

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

$230 - $909

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Dayton  •  4h 43m

  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  •  6h 15m

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

$138 - $524

Bus  •  13h 29m

  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

$69 - $168

Train, bus  •  16h 59m

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$140 - $372

Train Amtrak, bus  •  18h 49m

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$162 - $437

Drive  •  8h 5m

  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 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Dayton is to train and fly which costs $200 - $850 and takes 3h 57m.

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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 13h 29m.

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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 13h 29m and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m 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 1h 35m.

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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 8h 5m to drive from Baltimore to Dayton.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 407.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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 13h 29m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
37m
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
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
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

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 Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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

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