There are 4 ways to get from Hays to Kansas City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Hays, Ks to Kansas City, Mo 1682

$30 - $45

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Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Hays to Kansas City 268 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Kansas City  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Hays (HYS) to Kansas City (MCI) HYS - MCI

$141 - $624

Fly to Salina, bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Hays (HYS) to Salina (SLN) HYS - SLN
  2. Take the bus from Salina, Ks to Kansas City, Mo

$158 - $547

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The cheapest way to get from Hays to Kansas City is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Hays to Kansas City is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hays, Ks and arriving at Kansas City, Mo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Hays and Kansas City is 257 miles. The road distance is 268 miles.

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The best way to get from Hays to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $30 - $45.

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The bus from Hays, Ks to Kansas City, Mo takes 5h 20m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Hays to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hays, Ks station.

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The best way to get from Hays to Kansas City is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $650 and takes 5h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Hays Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 16m and has one stopover.

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Hays to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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  • Distance: 256.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Hays, KS, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hays to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Hays to Kansas City every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Salina, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hays to Salina
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hays, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Salina, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Hays to Kansas City is 268 miles. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Hays to Kansas City.

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United Airlines offers flights from Hays Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hays to Hays Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $19 - $23.

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