There are 6 ways to get from South Bend 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.

Recommended option

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH 0351

$40 - $66

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 21 min

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

$58 - $134

Bus Barons Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Michigan City, IN
  2. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH Schedules 0023 and 0024

$41 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Dayton 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from South Bend  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Dayton (DAY) SBN - DAY

$221 - $1,155

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY

$161 - $279

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from South Bend to Dayton once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Dayton hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from South Bend to Dayton?

The distance between South Bend and Dayton is 275 km. The road distance is 364 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from South Bend to Dayton?

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Dayton is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from South Bend to Dayton?

The quickest way to get from South Bend to Dayton is to drive which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $22 - $35.

Is there a direct bus between South Bend and Dayton?

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Dayton. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from South Bend to Dayton?

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from South Bend to Dayton, including transfers.