Travel from Chicago to Wichita

Bus or fly from Chicago to Wichita?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Wichita every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Wichita via Des Moines, IA and Kansas City, KS in around 16 h 28 min.

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How to get from Chicago to Wichita

ModeDurationPrice
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Wichita airport, then taxi to Wichita.3 h 53 min$236
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Wichita airport, then taxi to Wichita.4 h 57 min$255
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Kansas City Amtrak, taxi to Kansas City, KS, then bus to Wichita, KS.13 h 16 min$185
From Chicago, IL bus to Des Moines, IA, bus to Kansas City, KS, then bus to Wichita, KS.16 h 28 min$156
From Chicago drive to Wichita.11 h 37 min$87

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Wichita?

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Chicago to Wichita, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Wichita?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Wichita, KS via Des Moines, IA and Kansas City, KS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 28 min.

Operators from Chicago to Wichita

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Burlington TrailwaysBurlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines800-451-5333Jefferson Lines