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DAY is working closely with public health officials to monitor the COVID-19 impact. Up-to-date information can be found here. The CDC maintains a travel page with important considerations for travelers here.

Ground Transportation

The Dayton Airport has the following approved Ground Transportation options available to serve you. From taxis, to shuttles and rental cars, the airport has a broad range of solutions to help you find the right fit for your travel needs.

Check-in offices for each rental car company are conveniently located within the Baggage Claim area of the Terminal Building. Please contact the individual rental car company for more information or link directly to their web site to make reservations.

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Airport Counter:
Alamo: 937-890-0100
Enterprise: 937-264-2626

Alamo: 888-826-6893
Enterprise: 800-261-7331


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Dollar: 800-800-4000
Thrifty: 800-847-4389


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Dayton Express Cab Co.

(937) 226-9999

The Dayton International Airport has partnered with Dayton Express Cab Co. to provide an exclusive taxi service which includes a minimum fleet of 20 vehicles, plus 1 ADA accessible vehicle upon request. The fleet includes minivans and sedans, all marked with the Dayton International Airport logo and titled Official Taxi Service provided by Dayton Express Cab Co.




Airport Taxi Starter

(937) 454-8312

Taxi Starter service is available between 7 a.m. and midnight (or 30 minutes past the arrival time of the last flight, whichever is later) 365-days a year.

The Taxi Starter is located in the valet booth directly in front of the terminal and can also be reached at (937) 454-8312. Upon your request, the Taxi Starter will cue a taxi to take you to your destination.

Prearranged van and car services may be scheduled to and from the Dayton International Airport, providing services to downtown Dayton, hotels, attractions, businesses, personal residences, shopping destinations, universities, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and other locations throughout the region.  Handicap accessible vehicles may be reserved.  Call for rates, reservations and questions.  Please see the Kiosk at the Terminal entrance for more information on the following Airport Permitted companies:

Charter Vans

Call (937) 898-4043

Callahan’s Premium Car Service

Call (937) 789-3829

Courtesy Shuttles are provided at no cost to all passengers at the Dayton International Airport.

  • DAYrider Courtesy Shuttles run in the Economy Lot and the Long Term Lot, picking you up at the secure lighted Shuttle Stop Booths and dropping you at the Terminal Entrance, and the reverse upon your arrival back at the Airport.
  • Hotel / Motel Specific Courtesy Shuttles will take you to and from their entity.  Please see the Kiosk at the Terminal entrance for more information on the following Airport approved companies (subject to change):

Clarion Inn – Dayton
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton Airport
Super 8 Motel – Vandalia/Dayton

ROUTE 43: Dayton International Airport–Vandalia–Northwoods Blvd.–Peters Pike

Printable Schedule

RTA Website

Uber and Lyft are Permitted to operate TNC services at DAY. All TNC pick-ups will take place under the TNC Commercial Ground Transportation pick-up Zone signs as marked at the first crosswalk entrance to the Terminal, near the booth.



Passengers with disabilities are a priority to us. We offer the following services to make your travel experience easy to and through.

  • Handicapped parking spaces available in the Economy Lot, Long Term Lot, Short Term Lot and the Garage.
  • Complimentary DAYrider Shuttle buses are available in the Economy Lot and the Long Term Lot, and are handicapped accessible.
  • The Terminal entrance curb is handicapped accessible at the 3 walkway entrances into the Terminal.
  • Rental Cars include a variety of handicapped accessible vehicles, please make sure to request at the time of your reservation.
  • Taxicab services also provide handicapped accessible vehicles, please make sure to see the Taxi Starter for your request.
  • Shuttles for Hotels/Motels are handicapped accessible.