Flights to Dayton, Ohio

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Cheapest flights to Dayton airports

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Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport
Dayton

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Chicago TO Dayton

Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to Cincinnati (CVG)

Typically, flights to Dayton from Chicago are cheaper when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky, which has an average price of $170

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO DAYTON FROM CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORTApril23% cheaperFlying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Dayton costs on average just $170 in April
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO DAYTON FROM CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORTJune16% more expensiveIt costs about $256 for flights to Dayton from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO DAYTON FROM CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORTSeptember627% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Dayton from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in September than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Dayton, Ohio?

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Known as the birthplace of aviation and the home of the Wright brothers, Dayton, Ohio is a destination for any fan of flying. The city experiences 4 distinct seasons. Summers are usually hot and humid, with highs of 86 degrees Fahrenheit. This is the busiest time for tourism, so prices on flights and hotels may be more expensive. Once fall rolls around, tourism slows considerably, as temperature highs drop to 49 – 83 degrees Fahrenheit, with warmer temperatures in September. This season can be wet, so be prepared by packing rain gear. If you don’t mind the chillier weather, this is the time of year to find deals on travel and accommodation. Winters can get quite cold, with highs between 33 – 44 degrees Fahrenheit. The Christmas season is a great time to visit as there is plenty to do, just be aware that there is a fair chance of snow, so bring warm clothes. Spring is the wettest season in Dayton, but with that comes blooming flowers and warmer temperatures. Highs range from 42 – 83 degrees Fahrenheit, with warmer, drier weather in later months. Tourism starts picking up again, so there may not be many deals to find, but the larger crowds will also mean more activities.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Dayton?

The best price found on momondo to Dayton was $57/pp from Punta Gorda, which is 92% cheaper than the average flight price to Dayton. To find the cheapest price to Dayton from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Dayton?

If you don’t want to visit Dayton in August, then you should wait until January to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $237.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Dayton?

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Dayton is about 30 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $271. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Dayton outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Dayton for $99.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Dayton?

According to our data, Friday is the cheapest day to fly to Dayton from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Friday departure recently was $269. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from United States to Dayton on a Monday will generally be more expensive and average around $331. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Dayton?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Dayton is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Dayton in the evening for as low as $264. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Try not to purchase tickets at noon because they tend to be around $291. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Is there a good place to hike near Dayton?

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Dayton for September and October, when they can visit RiverScape MetroPark and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Is there an alternative airport near Dayton?

Cincinnati Airport, Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport, Lima Allen County Airport, Columbus Rickenbacker Airport or Columbus Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Dayton.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Dayton?

Columbus Rickenbacker Airport has an average price of $402 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Dayton. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


What are the current travel restrictions for Dayton?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Dayton. Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Dayton at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Dayton flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Dayton found recently by users on momondo
United Airlines
Mar 8
6:15 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1h 10m
7:25 am
Dayton
Mar 8
11:00 am
Dayton
1h 20m
12:20 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Mar 16
10:10 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1h 13m
11:23 am
Dayton
Mar 23
3:40 am
Dayton
1h 20m
5:00 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Mar 13
3:20 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1h 17m
4:37 pm
Dayton
Mar 15
8:15 am
Dayton
1h 20m
9:35 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Apr 1
4:15 am
Washington Dulles Intl
1h 21m
5:36 am
Dayton
Apr 13
5:45 am
Dayton
1h 19m
7:04 am
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
Apr 6
5:25 pm
Washington Reagan-National
1h 24m
6:49 pm
Dayton
Apr 12
3:13 am
Dayton
1h 27m
4:40 am
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Apr 7
5:25 pm
Washington Reagan-National
1h 24m
6:49 pm
Dayton
Apr 9
3:13 am
Dayton
1h 27m
4:40 am
Washington Reagan-National

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Dayton

If you're looking for one-way flights to Dayton, view some of our deals below provided by Delta and American Airlines
United Airlines
Apr 5
4:15 am
Washington Dulles Intl
1h 21m
5:36 am
Dayton
United Airlines
Mar 16
1:55 pm
Washington Dulles Intl
1h 38m
3:33 pm
Dayton
American Airlines
Mar 25
12:40 pm
Washington Reagan-National
1h 38m
2:18 pm
Dayton

Which airlines fly to Dayton, Ohio?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Dayton

You can fly direct to Dayton from major US cities with American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Alaska Airlines also offers flights with one or more stops.


How to get from the airport to Dayton, Ohio city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Dayton along with the distance from the city center

Dayton International Airport (DAY)

Dayton International Airport, home to the famous Vectren Dayton Airshow, is located 10 miles north of Dayton. Here are a few options for getting from the airport into the city.

Public Transportation

Once outside the terminal, hop on RTA bus 43 southbound and ride to Wright Stop Plaza. The fare is $2.00 USD and the ride will take 30 minutes. These buses run from 5:00 am – 12:00 am on weekdays, and from 6:00 am – 7:00 pm on weekends.

Taxis

Taxis are available outside the terminal at the valet booth. Look for a sign that says Taxi Starter Service. The ride into town will take 25 minutes and cost around $34.00 USD. Ubers are also available to order, and will take you downtown in 22 minutes for approximately $21.00 USD.

Shuttles

Some hotels may offer complimentary shuttle services, but for those that don’t, there are many shuttle options. You can find the local companies offering these services here.

Car rentals

Renting a car is an easy way to get from the airport into Dayton. Look for the best deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Dayton

Most frequently searched flights to Dayton along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Chicago to Dayton Flights
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Ontario to Dayton Flights
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Phoenix to Dayton Flights
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How to get around in Dayton, Ohio?

Due to its grid-like pattern, Dayton is a city that is very easy to navigate, and if you ever get lost, there is always a friendly local to help you out. Here are some options for getting around Dayton.

Public Transportation

The RTA offers both electric trolleys and buses to get you around the downtown core and outside city limits. It costs $2.00 USD per ride, though you can purchase a day pass at Wright Stop Plaza for $4.00 USD.

Taxis

For those who are looking for something a little more convenient, or are travelling outside of bus hours, taxis are a great option. With 8 taxi services to choose from including Uber, there will always be someone there to pick you up.

Car rentals

If you’re looking to explore a little further out of town, renting a car is a good idea. Driving in the city itself is quite easy, as there is not much traffic and the city is easy to navigate. Several major car rental companies service Dayton, so you should have no problem finding the right car.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Dayton, Ohio?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Dayton, Ohio

Things to do and places of interest in Dayton, Ohio

A love of aviation may have been what drew you to travel to Dayton, Ohio, but there are plenty of things to do and see once you’re in the city.

  • The John W. Berry, Sr. Wright Brothers Aviation Center is the place to go if you want a look at Dayton’s aviation history, including the famous Wright Flyer III.
  • If you’re looking for a relaxing trip, visit the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, 200 acres of farmland and farm animals as well as educational resources that are aimed at sustainability.
  • For those who love golf, Dayton offers 11 golf courses to choose from. If you want something a little different, they also offer 2 disc golf courses. Regardless, get out there and enjoy the greens!
  • Another ode to aviation, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is the oldest and largest military museum in the world. Take an afternoon to explore the history of aviation.
  • Whether it’s your first show or your 100th, The Dayton Opera should not be missed. It has been around since 1960 and always puts on beautiful shows.
  • Calling all beer lovers! The Buckeye Brew Tour will take you to 3 brew pubs, where you can spend your afternoon tasting the local brews.

Tips and tricks for visiting Dayton, Ohio

Like any city, it can be unsafe to be out alone late at night. Try to stay away from the west side of town after dark.

To avoid disappointment, be sure to ask your hotel whether they offer room service and complimentary breakfast, as there are some that do not.


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