There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Wichita by plane, train, night bus, 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 from Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Wichita (ICT) ORD - ICT

$170 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 21 min

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

$89 - $218

3 alternative options

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Wichita (ICT) MDW - ICT

$180 - $367

Train, night bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wichita 727.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wichita is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wichita is to fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $170 - $350.

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The distance between Chicago and Wichita is 950 km. The road distance is 1164 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Chicago to Wichita, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Wichita, Ks via St Louis, Mo and Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Wichita every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Wichita via St Louis, Mo and Kansas City, Mo in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wichita via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wichita via Nashville, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wichita via Columbus, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wichita
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wichita
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
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 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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