There are 4 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1537 / ...

$41 - $71

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Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Dayton 255.4 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Dayton  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Dayton (DAY) PIT - DAY

$135 - $655

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  9h 9m

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

$161 - $593

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Riverview @ Dayton Art Institute via Columbus, Oh and Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Dayton is 228 miles. The road distance is 255.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs $40 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $700 and takes 6h 26m.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Dayton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 12m and has one stopover.

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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Columbus, Oh and Northwest Hub in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Dayton hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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Pittsburgh to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dayton Trotwood, Oh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Dayton is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from Pittsburgh to Dayton.

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

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There are 98+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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