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

3 alternative options

Bus via Toledo, Oh  •  5 h 1 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 6 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 6 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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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Detroit to Dayton, including transfers.

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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 best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 50 min and costs $2.

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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 hourly. 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
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 Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 15 minutes
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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