There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis to Dayton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Dayton  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Dayton (DAY) MSP - DAY

$182 - $413

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Bus Megabus  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Wakarusa, IN
  3. Take the bus from Wakarusa, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH

$75 - $126

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Fly to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 54 min

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

$178 - $415

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$95 - $231

Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$133 - $355

Train, bus  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton Trotwood, OH Chicago

$96 - $270

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Dayton 702.5 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Chicago, Il, Toledo, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Dayton is 590 miles. The road distance is 702.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Minneapolis to Dayton, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Minneapolis, Mn station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Dayton is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 51 min.

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

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Dayton is 1 h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 12:30 AM in Minneapolis and 1:30 AM in Dayton.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Dayton is 702 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to drive from Minneapolis to Dayton.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 589.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Minneapolis to Dayton every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago, Il, Toledo, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Columbus via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station 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

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 Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Wakarusa, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Wakarusa, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com

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

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There are 92+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs .

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