There are 5 ways to get from Cleveland to Dayton by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1537 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1537 / ...

$34 - $82

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105

$53 - $118

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Dayton 212.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Cleveland to Dayton  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Dayton (DAY) CLE - DAY

$162 - $792

Fly Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt to Cincinnati, bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt (BKL) to Cincinnati (LUK) BKL - LUK
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$42 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Dayton is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Dayton is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Dayton is 179 miles. The road distance is 212.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Cleveland to Dayton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Columbus, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Cleveland to Dayton via Columbus, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Cleveland to Dayton hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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 Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 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 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

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