There are 6 ways to get from Princeton to Dayton by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Dayton (DAY) EWR - DAY

$153 - $458

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Train, bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$98 - $266

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Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 3 min

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

$200 - $1,391

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Dayton (DAY) LGA - DAY

$157 - $718

Train, bus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$134 - $360

Drive  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Dayton 574.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Dayton is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Dayton is to train and fly which costs $150 - $460 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Dayton is 508 miles. The road distance is 574.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Dayton without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 29 min and costs $95 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Princeton to Dayton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Dayton is 574 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to drive from Princeton 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 93+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 508.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

There is no direct connection from Princeton to Dayton. However, you can take the train to Princeton Jct., take the train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the walk to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the train to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Dayton, then take the taxi to Dayton. Alternatively, you can take the line 606 bus to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal, take the walk to Trenton Transit Center, take the train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take the walk to 30th Street Station, take the train to Airport Terminal A, take the walk to Philadelphia airport, fly to Dayton, then take the taxi to Dayton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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
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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