There are 4 ways to get from Dayton to Kansas City by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Dayton  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Kansas City (MCI) DAY - MCI

$235 - $1,041

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Bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...

$57 - $152

2 alternative options

Bus to Covington, fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Kansas City (MCI) CVG - MCI

$188 - $933

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Kansas City 597 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Wright Stop Plaza and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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The distance between Dayton and Kansas City is 559 miles. The road distance is 597 miles.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Dayton to Kansas City, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dayton to Kansas City is to fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dayton Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Dayton to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Kansas City is 1 h behind Dayton. It is currently 2:42 AM in Dayton and 1:42 AM in Kansas City.

Yes, the driving distance between Dayton to Kansas City is 597 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 3 min to drive from Dayton to Kansas City.

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  • Distance: 559.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Dayton to Kansas City hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Dayton to Kansas City hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Dayton Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $65 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 .

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