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There are 6 ways to get from Fairfax to Wichita by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wichita (ICT) DCA - ICT

$193 - $730

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Topeka, Ks
  3. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks

$140 - $322

4 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Wichita (ICT) IAD - ICT

$197 - $833

Train, night bus via UNION STATION station  •  34 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak Station to Wichita Amtrak Station

Train, night bus  •  40 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak Station to Wichita Amtrak Station

Drive  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Wichita 1259.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Wichita is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Wichita is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Fairfax and Wichita is 1094 miles. The road distance is 1259.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Wichita without a car is to train and night bus which takes 34 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Fairfax to Wichita, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Wichita is to fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $190 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $330 and takes 37 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Wichita Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Wichita is 1 h behind Fairfax. It is currently 10:15 PM in Fairfax and 9:15 PM in Wichita.

Yes, the driving distance between Fairfax to Wichita is 1259 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 58 min to drive from Fairfax to Wichita.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Wichita Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fairfax to Wichita.
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  • Distance: 1093.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Fairfax, VA, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Fairfax to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fairfax to Wichita via King Street Sta + Bus Bay B, Alexandria, Union Station, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, Pa, and Topeka, Ks in around 37 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wichita via Atlanta, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once 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
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Newton Amtrak Station to Wichita Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
22 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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