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

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Fly  •  2 h 30 min

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

$180 - $1,346

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Bus  •  14 h 23 min

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

$57 - $142

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Philadelphia 542.9 miles

$50 - $80

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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 costs $180 - $1,400 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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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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The distance between Dayton and Philadelphia is 482 miles. The road distance is 542.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 23 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Dayton to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dayton to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $180 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Dayton to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 481.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

American Airlines, Delta 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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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