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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 1 min

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

$37 - $91

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105

$70 - $171

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Dayton 255 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

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

$162 - $742

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Dayton is 228 miles. The road distance is 255 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Pittsburgh to Dayton, including transfers.

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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 Wright Stop Plaza via Columbus, Oh and Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Columbus, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, and Dayton Northwest Hub in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Dayton hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 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

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