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There are 8 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield by plane, subway, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  1h 48m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY) DCA - DAY

$348 - $372

Cheapest option

Train, bus, taxi  •  18h 33m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Dayton Trotwood
  3. Take a taxi from Dayton Trotwood to Springfield

$160 - $221

6 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Dayton (DAY) IAD - DAY

$300 - $386

Bus via Pittsburgh  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Dayton

Train, bus via Pittsburgh  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Dayton

Bus  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Youngstown
  2. Take the bus from Youngstown, OH to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Dayton

Train, bus  •  22h 36m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Indianapolis Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Dayton 2511

Drive  •  7h 49m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield 460.6 miles

$45 - $65

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Dayton (DAY) is around 1h 53m and covers a distance of around 392 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 19m. Services are operated by American Airlines and Delta. Typically 19 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
1h 53m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 19m
Flight distance:
392 miles
Flights per week:
19
Cheapest price:
$124
Carbon emissions:
207 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:10
Last flight departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY) flight schedules

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Springfield
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The most affordable way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield is to drive, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield is to fly which costs $340 - $380 and takes 1h 48m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Springfield is 371 miles. The road distance is 460.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield without a car is to bus via Pittsburgh which takes 14h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield is to fly which takes 1h 48m and costs $340 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus via Pittsburgh, which costs and takes 14h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield is 461 miles. It takes approximately 7h 49m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 370.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Springfield, OH, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Springfield via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, UNION STATION station, Washington, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Amtrak Station, Columbus, OH, Columbus, and Dayton in around 14h 57m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Washington Dulles to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $500
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Alexandria to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
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 Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Toledo to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Washington to Youngstown
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $95
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
Bus from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Columbus to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dayton Trotwood to Springfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Walt's Taxi Cab Service
Phone
+1-937-825-3861
Website
walts-taxi-cab-service.business.site

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