There are 7 ways to get from Dayton to Philadelphia by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Philadelphia  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Philadelphia (PHL) DAY - PHL

$180 - $1,346

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Philadelphia, Pa 1682 / ...

$57 - $142

5 alternative options

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Newark (EWR) DAY - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$159 - $494

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DAY - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$223 - $911

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DAY - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$237 - $946

Bus, train  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$192 - $532

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Philadelphia 542.9 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dayton to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $180 - $1,400.

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The distance between Dayton and Philadelphia is 771 km. The road distance is 869 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Dayton to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Wright Stop Plaza and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Dayton to Philadelphia every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Dayton to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Dayton to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Dayton to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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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