There are 7 ways to get from Dayton to Washington 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 to Reagan Washington  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DAY - DCA

$145 - $693

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Washington DC

$52 - $117

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Washington Dulles (IAD) DAY - IAD

$171 - $747

Bus, train via Pittsburgh Amtrak  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$81 - $217

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Harrisburg, Pa 1679
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc 4695 / ...

$64 - $162

Bus, train  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Toledo, Oh 1192 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$102 - $282

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Washington 469.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Washington is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dayton to Washington is to fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Dayton and Washington is 389 miles. The road distance is 469.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Dayton to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to Washington. However, there are services departing from Wright Stop Plaza and arriving at Washington DC via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Pittsburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Dayton to Washington 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dayton to Washington via Dayton Northwest Hub, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Pittsburgh, Pa, and Pittsburgh in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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
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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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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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