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

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Fly  •  2h 40m

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

$165 - $541

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Bus  •  5h 18m

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

$27 - $62

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Dayton to Detroit 208.2 miles

$20 - $30

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

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The quickest way to get from Dayton to Detroit is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 2h 40m.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Dayton and Detroit is 189 miles. The road distance is 208.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs $26 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Dayton to Detroit, including transfers.

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Dayton to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dayton Trotwood, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Detroit is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs $160 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $65 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Dayton Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Dayton to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

Delta flies from Dayton to Detroit 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Dayton to Detroit 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Dayton to Detroit is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Dayton to Detroit.

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Delta offers flights from Dayton Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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