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

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Fly to Reagan Washington  •  1 h 58 min

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

$145 - $693

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Bus Megabus  •  14 h 58 min

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

$58 - $117

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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 Capitol Limited

$81 - $217

Bus  •  16 h 40 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 39 min

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

$102 - $282

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Washington 469.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

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, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 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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The best way to get from Dayton to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 58 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Dayton to Washington is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Dayton Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Dayton to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dayton to Washington is 469 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Dayton to Washington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Dayton Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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  • Distance: 389.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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, PA in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
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
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

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 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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The best way to get from Dayton to Dayton Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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