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There are 3 ways to get from Dayton to Chicago by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 22 min

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

$145 - $254

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

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

$62 - $82

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Chicago 290 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Chicago is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dayton to Chicago is to fly which costs $140 - $260 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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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 h 3 min.

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The distance between Dayton and Chicago is 233 miles. The road distance is 290 miles.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Chicago without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 3 min and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Dayton to Chicago, including transfers.

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Dayton to Chicago bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Dayton Trotwood, OH station.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $140 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Dayton Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Dayton to Chicago bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Chicago, IL station.

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  • Distance: 233 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Dayton to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Dayton to Chicago twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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Chicago is 1 h behind Dayton. It is currently 11:55 AM in Dayton and 10:55 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Dayton to Chicago is 290 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Dayton to Chicago.

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

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There are 704+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Dayton Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $30 - $40.

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