There are 4 ways to get from Knoxville to Dayton by plane, bus 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  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Dayton (DAY) TYS - DAY

$227 - $857

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Knoxville to Chattanooga
  2. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
  3. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$64 - $119

2 alternative options

Megabus, bus via Cincinnati, Oh  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Knoxville to Chattanooga
  2. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
  3. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$72 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Dayton 305.8 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Knoxville, TN, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Knoxville to Dayton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Dayton via Chattanooga, Louisville, KY, Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Knoxville to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Knoxville to Dayton?

The distance between Knoxville and Dayton is 423 km. The road distance is 489 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Dayton?

The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Dayton is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Knoxville to Dayton?

The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Dayton is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $220 - $900.

Is there a direct bus between Knoxville and Dayton?

No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Knoxville and arriving at Philadelphia & Harvard via Chattanooga, Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Knoxville to Dayton?

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