There are 4 ways to get from Detroit to Wichita by plane, train, 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  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Wichita (ICT) DTW - ICT

$220 - $975

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO 803 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks

$149 - $270

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Topeka, Ks
  4. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks

$156 - $405

Drive  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Wichita 995 miles

$95 - $150

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Wichita via Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, Mo in around 22 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Wichita?

The distance between Detroit and Wichita is 1320 km. The road distance is 1592 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Wichita?

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Wichita is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 15 h 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Wichita?

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Wichita is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $220 - $1,000.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Wichita?

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA and Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 4 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Detroit to Wichita, including transfers.