The cheapest times to fly from DAY to MIA are

  • January 1st to January 21st
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • August 13th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DAY to MIA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $822 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $223 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Dayton, OH (DAY) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $230 to $498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $498. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $247 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $288 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAY to MIA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DAY to MIA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DAY to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAY to MIA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dayton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $165 (40%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $239. Return trip prices are from the MIA to DAY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DAY to MIA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DAY to MIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 17.39% less expensive than MIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAY to RSW flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 6.09% less expensive than MIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAY to FLL flights

Destination alternative #3: Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda, FL

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 5.74% less expensive than MIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DAY to PGD flights

Destination alternative #4: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 1.74% less expensive than MIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAY to PBI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DAY to MIA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Miami International Airport to James M Cox/Dayton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1001 miles or 1611 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DAY to MIA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAY to MIA flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Dayton, OH and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from DAY to MIA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DAY
Origination airport name James M Cox/Dayton International Airport
City Dayton, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -84.2

Return Airport

Destination code MIA
Destination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3


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