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 41 min

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

$202 - $386

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1683 / ...

$87 - $233

5 alternative options

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  6 h 27 min

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

$128 - $488

Fly to Covington, bus  •  7 h 48 min

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

$158 - $639

Train, bus  •  20 h 56 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

Bus via Hartford, CT - Union Station  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$94 - $228

Drive  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Dayton 836.6 miles

$80 - $120

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, Ny, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 23 h 9 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $800
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $800
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Boston to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Boston to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Boston to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 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 Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Boston to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Boston to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Dayton is 1137 km. The road distance is 1339 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Boston to Dayton is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $200 - $390.

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 and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Boston to Dayton, including transfers.