There are 4 ways to get from Dayton to West Lafayette by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Bus, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak

$52 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh 1105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette 4970

$36 - $84

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to West Lafayette 174.2 miles

$17 - $25

Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DAY - ORD

$203 - $309

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The cheapest way to get from Dayton to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dayton to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Dayton and West Lafayette is 152 miles. The road distance is 174.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Dayton to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dayton to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Wright Stop Plaza and arriving at Lafayette via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The best way to get from Dayton to West Lafayette without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs $50 - $110.

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Map of how to get from Dayton to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 151.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Dayton to West Lafayette via Dayton Northwest Hub, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Cincinnati, Oh in around 7 h 44 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Dayton to West Lafayette hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
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 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 Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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