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

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Map of how to get from Dayton to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 233 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Dayton to Chicago every 3 hours. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Dayton to Chicago twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 6 hours 35 minutes.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to Van Buren St.
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Gary, IN
Avg. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Gary, IN
Avg. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
Avg. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Avg. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

How far is it from Dayton to Chicago?

The distance between Dayton and Chicago is 373 km. The road distance is 464 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dayton to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Chicago is to drive which costs $35 and takes 4 hours 56 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Dayton to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Dayton to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 hours 17 minutes and costs $190.

Is there a direct bus between Dayton and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Wright Stop Plaza and arriving at Chicago, IL via Dayton Trotwood, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 3 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Dayton to Chicago?

It takes approximately 2 hours 17 minutes to get from Dayton to Chicago, including transfers.