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

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Fly from Newark  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Dayton (DAY) EWR - DAY

$130 - $432

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Bus  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1683 / ...

$68 - $166

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Dayton (DAY) LGA - DAY

$175 - $741

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY

$251 - $1,540

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1537 / ...

$75 - $117

Train, bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105 / ...

$152 - $381

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Dayton 598.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Dayton is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Dayton is to fly which costs $130 - $440 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 24 min.

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The distance between Newark and Dayton is 535 miles. The road distance is 598.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 53 min and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Newark to Dayton, including transfers.

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Newark to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Dayton is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 8 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Newark to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 535.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Newark to Dayton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Dayton via New York Penn Station, 34 St - Herald Sq, East Broadway, New York, NY, Columbus, OH, Columbus, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Dayton is 599 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to drive from Newark to Dayton.

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

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There are 95+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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