The cheapest times to fly from DAY to LIN are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 LIN is late January. Prices can be as high as $4182 for Sunday flights during mid October, or as low as $585 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from Dayton, OH (DAY) to Milan (LIN) will usually cost between $821 to $1564 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $813. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $4182. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3369 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1204 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAY to LIN flight.

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

DAY to LIN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAY to LIN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dayton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, 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 to Milan, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dayton. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $132 (11%) 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 $1076. Return trip prices are from the LIN 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 LIN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 3 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 LIN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 6.23% less expensive than LIN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAY to ZRH flights


Flight Hacking DAY to LIN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DAY to LIN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DAY > LGA > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $440 (36.5%)

See DAY to LGA flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (DAY > EWR > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $784
  • Average savings: $421 (34.93%)

See DAY to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DAY > JFK > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $787
  • Average savings: $417 (34.63%)

See DAY to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, TAROM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4483 miles or 7215 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAY to LIN flight is about 9 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Dayton, OH and Milan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DAY to LIN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDAY
Origination airport nameJames M Cox/Dayton International Airport
CityDayton, OH
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLIN
Destination airport nameMilano Linate Airport


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