There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Dayton by bus, 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  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1682 / ...

$39 - $92

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Dayton 355.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Dayton  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Dayton (DAY) STL - DAY

$172 - $792

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Columbus (CMH) STL - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$128 - $314

Fly to Covington, bus, line 2 bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Covington (CVG) STL - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Dayton Northwest Hub to Wright Stop Plaza

$138 - $395

Questions & Answers

The distance between St. Louis and Dayton is 533 km. The road distance is 569 km.

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Dayton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Dayton is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $170 - $800.

No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Dayton. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Wright Stop Plaza via Dayton Northwest Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from St. Louis to Dayton, including transfers.

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to Dayton hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from St. Louis to Dayton hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
GoJet Airlines
Website
gojetairlines.com
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Dayton RTA
Website
i-riderta.org
Bus from Dayton Northwest Hub to Wright Stop Plaza
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
i-riderta.org

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