There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Dayton 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 Houston to Dayton  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Dayton (DAY) IAH - DAY

$201 - $893

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Texarkana, Ar 6440
  2. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1502

$120 - $296

4 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Columbus (CMH) HOU - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$239 - $1,145

Fly Houston to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Columbus (CMH) IAH - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$247 - $445

Train, bus  •  38 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$247 - $689

Drive  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Dayton 1183.4 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Dayton is 1506 km. The road distance is 1893 km.

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Dayton is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Houston to Dayton is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $200 - $900.

No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Texarkana, Ar and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Houston to Dayton, including transfers.

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Houston to Dayton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Dayton via Texarkana, Ar, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 29 h 4 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Houston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Houston, Tx to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
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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