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Chicago, IL to Dayton by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Dayton by bus is 231.72 mi and takes 9 hr 33 min. There are 19 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:00 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Dayton by bus for as little as $36.38 or as much as $145.05. The best price for this journey is $36.38.

Lowest Price$36.38
Journey Duration9 hr 33 min
Connection per Day19
Lowest Price$36.38
Highest Price$145.05
First Departure2:00 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance231.72 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalDayton
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Dayton Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Dayton?

Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to Dayton. On average, though, you'll pay about $83.04 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $36.38, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Dayton, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $83.04. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Chicago, IL to Dayton take by bus?

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Dayton by bus will usually take 9 hr 33 min. This journey covers a distance of 231.72 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 9 hr 33 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Chicago, IL and Dayton is around 231.72 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hr 33 min. However, the fastest routes between Chicago, IL and Dayton take 5 hr 40 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Dayton take place each day?

On average, there are 19 daily departures from Chicago, IL to Dayton. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from Chicago, IL which travel directly to Dayton. There are 18 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Dayton. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Dayton.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Dayton, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Dayton.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Chicago, IL - Dayton bus tickets can be found for as low as $58.59 if you’re lucky, or $80.54 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $105.30.

Find the best day to travel to Dayton by bus

When travelling to Dayton by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

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Chicago, IL to Dayton CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
26.1kg
Bus
27.97kg
Flight
74.58kg
Car
59.67kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Dayton?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Dayton is $83.04. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $36.38.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Dayton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Dayton is $36.38. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Dayton by bus?
Chicago, IL to Dayton is 231.72 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Dayton take?
Chicago, IL to Dayton is on average 9 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Dayton?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Dayton is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Dayton?
Chicago, IL to Dayton has 19 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton departs at 2:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton departs at 11:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Dayton in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $36.38 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Dayton?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Dayton.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Dayton by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Dayton is 5 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Dayton.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Dayton by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Dayton creates 27.97kg of CO2 emissions.

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