There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Dayton by bus, car or plane

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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 34 min

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

$182 - $792

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 53 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 - $396

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

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Dayton is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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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.

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The distance between St. Louis and Dayton is 333 miles. The road distance is 355.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Dayton without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $35 - $95.

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

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St. Louis to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Dayton is to bus which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $800 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Dayton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 47 min and has one stopover.

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St. Louis to Dayton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dayton Trotwood, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 332.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

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 Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from St. Louis to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 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

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 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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Dayton is 1 h ahead of St. Louis. It is currently 7:48 PM in St. Louis and 8:48 PM in Dayton.

Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Dayton is 355 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to drive from St. Louis to Dayton.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from St. Louis 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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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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