There are 6 ways to get from Minneapolis 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  •  3 h 23 min

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

$182 - $413

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 16 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

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak  •  18 h 21 min

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

$133 - $355

Train, bus  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton Trotwood, OH 0351 / ...

$113 - $275

Bus  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison 965
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Michigan City, IN
  4. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH

$136 - $212

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Dayton 702.5 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Dayton is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Dayton is to fly which costs $180 - $420 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Minneapolis to Dayton, including transfers.

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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 18 h 16 min.

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Minneapolis to Dayton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago, Il, Toledo, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 18 h 16 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
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 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Hourly
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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