There are 5 ways to get from Alton to Wichita by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Wichita (ICT) STL - ICT

$237 - $843

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Alton Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks

$114 - $256

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Topeka, Ks
  3. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks

$122 - $219

Train, night bus  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Alton Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
  4. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Alton to Wichita 449.8 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alton to Wichita is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alton to Wichita is to fly which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $230 - $850.

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The distance between Alton and Wichita is 638 km. The road distance is 720 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Alton to Wichita, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Alton, IL, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Alton to Wichita twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alton to Wichita via St Louis, Mo, Kansas City, Mo, and Topeka, Ks in around 9 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Wichita
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alton Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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