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There are 5 ways to get from West Chester to Dayton by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 104 bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Chestnut St & Darlington St to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY

$190 - $1,362

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1683 / ...

$80 - $120

3 alternative options

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY) DCA - DAY

$188 - $872

Train, bus via Pittsburgh  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh

$110 - $158

Drive  •  8h 40m

  1. Drive from West Chester to Dayton 518.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from West Chester to Dayton is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from West Chester to Dayton is to line 104 bus and fly which costs $190 - $1,400 and takes 4h 56m.

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The distance between West Chester and Dayton is 458 miles. The road distance is 518.5 miles.

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The best way to get from West Chester to Dayton without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 24m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from West Chester to Dayton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Chester to Dayton is 518 miles. It takes approximately 8h 40m to drive from West Chester to Dayton.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Dayton. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from West Chester to Dayton.
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  • Distance: 457.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between West Chester, PA, USA and Dayton, OH, USA?

There is no direct connection from West Chester to Dayton. However, you can take the line 104 bus to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, take the walk to 69th St Transportation Center - MFL EB, take the subway to 30th St Station - MFL, 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. Alternatively, you can take the line 104 bus to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, take the walk to 69th St Transportation Center - MFL EB, take the subway to 30th St Station - MFL, take the walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take the train to Washington Union Station, take the walk to UNION STATION station, take the subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, take the subway to NATIONAL AIRPORT station, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Dayton, then take the taxi to Dayton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $160
First Class
$130 - $260
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Chestnut St & Darlington St to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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