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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to University of Dayton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY

$147 - $260

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Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton Trotwood, OH Chicago

$31 - $88

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Train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH Chicago

$78 - $128

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to University of Dayton 293.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to University of Dayton is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to University of Dayton is to fly which costs $140 - $260 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to University of Dayton. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Wayne & Wyoming via Dayton Northwest Hub and Wright Stop Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Chicago and University of Dayton is 234 miles. The road distance is 293.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to University of Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 28 min and costs $30 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Chicago to University of Dayton, including transfers.

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Chicago to University of Dayton bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to University of Dayton is to fly which takes 3 h and costs $140 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $90 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Chicago to University of Dayton bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Dayton Trotwood, OH station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to University of Dayton.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and University of Dayton, OH, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to University of Dayton every 2 hours. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Chicago to University of Dayton twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $85
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Bus from Elkhart, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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hoosierride.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to University of Dayton is 293 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Chicago to University of Dayton.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in University of Dayton. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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