There are 5 ways to get from Houston to Dayton by plane, bus or car

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Fly Houston to Dayton  •  4 h 48 min

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

$201 - $893

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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

3 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 36 min

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

$237 - $1,143

Fly Houston to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 33 min

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

$247 - $445

Drive  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Dayton 1183.4 miles

$110 - $170

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

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

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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.

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The distance between Houston and Dayton is 942 miles. The road distance is 1183.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 4 min and costs $120 - $300.

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

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Houston to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Dayton is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $300 and takes 29 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 36 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Houston to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 941.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
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 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Houston to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Houston to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
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 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

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Dayton is 1 h ahead of Houston. It is currently 3:58 PM in Houston and 4:58 PM in Dayton.

Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Dayton is 1183 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 23 min to drive from Houston to Dayton.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs $1 - $4.

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