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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Detroit (DTW) DAY - DTW

$165 - $541

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh 1192 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1096 / ...

$34 - $79

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Detroit 208.2 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dayton and Detroit is 302 km. The road distance is 333 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Detroit is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Dayton to Detroit is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $160 - $550.

No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia & Harvard and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Toledo, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Dayton to Detroit, including transfers.

What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta flies from Dayton to Detroit 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dayton to Detroit via Dayton Northwest Hub, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Toledo, Oh in around 4 h 55 min.

Flights from Dayton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
+1 214-849-8100
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Estimated price
$20 - $50
$20 - $35
$35 - $50
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
$12 - $18
$21 - $27

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