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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Dayton  •  5 h 37 min

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

$235 - $1,041

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 53 min

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

$57 - $152

3 alternative options

Bus to Covington, fly  •  7 h 41 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

Bus, train  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak

$132 - $362

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Kansas City 597 miles

$55 - $85

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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Covington to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Kansas City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dayton to Kansas City?

The distance between Dayton and Kansas City is 895 km. The road distance is 955 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dayton to Kansas City?

The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Kansas City is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dayton to Kansas City?

The quickest way to get from Dayton to Kansas City is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs $230 - $1,100.

Is there a direct bus between Dayton and Kansas City?

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.

How long does it take to get from Dayton to Kansas City?

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Dayton to Kansas City, including transfers.