There are 3 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

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

$247 - $857

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Lexington, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$51 - $117

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Dayton 305.8 miles

$29 - $45

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

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Dayton is to fly which costs $240 - $900 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Knoxville and Dayton is 264 miles. The road distance is 305.8 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Knoxville, Tn and arriving at Philadelphia & Harvard via Lexington, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Knoxville to Dayton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Dayton via Lexington, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 7 h 49 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 Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Knoxville to Dayton via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 Knoxville, Tn to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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

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