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Bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Dayton Trotwood "Greyhound"

$34 - $46

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Fly to Dayton  •  6h 20m

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

$29 - $325

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Dayton 255.3 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Covington, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Covington (CVG) PIT - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Dayton Trotwood - OH

$98 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Dayton. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh and arriving at Riverview @ Dayton Art Institute via Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Dayton is 228 miles. The road distance is 255.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 6h 13m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to bus which takes 6h 13m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $28 - $330 and takes 6h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Dayton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 9m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pittsburgh to Dayton Trotwood once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 5h 35m. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Dayton hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $280
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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 to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
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 Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Dayton is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Pittsburgh to Dayton.

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

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There are 202+ 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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