There are 7 ways to get from Boston 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 to Dayton  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Dayton (DAY) BOS - DAY

$202 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1683 / ...

$88 - $211

5 alternative options

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  6 h 36 min

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

$128 - $502

Fly to Covington, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Covington (CVG) BOS - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$158 - $653

Bus Sky Horse Bus  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$105 - $132

Train, bus  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105

$131 - $358

Drive  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Dayton 836.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Dayton is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Dayton is to fly which costs $200 - $400 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Boston and Dayton is 711 miles. The road distance is 836.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Boston to Dayton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via New York, NY, Columbus, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Dayton Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 710.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Boston to Dayton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Dayton via New York, New York, NY, Columbus, OH, Columbus, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 17 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $800
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Boston to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Boston to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Boston to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com
Jaguar Bus Tour
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Bus from New York, NY - 59 Canal St. to Columbus, OH - 139 E Main St
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ijaguarbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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