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There are 4 ways to get from Detroit to Dayton by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105 / ...

$27 - $62

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Bus via Toledo, Oh  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105 / ...

$35 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Dayton 211.1 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Dayton (DAY) DTW - DAY

$162 - $542

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Dayton is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Dayton is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Dayton is 189 miles. The road distance is 211.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $26 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Detroit to Dayton, including transfers.

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Detroit to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Dayton is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $26 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $550 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Detroit to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dayton Trotwood, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Dayton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Detroit to Dayton 4 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Dayton is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Detroit to Dayton.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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