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

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

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$30 - $75

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Hays to Kansas City 268 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Kansas City  •  5 h 37 min

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

$134 - $616

Fly to Salina, bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$139 - $543

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hays to Kansas City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Hays to Kansas City 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Salina, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hays to Salina
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Salina, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hays and Kansas City is 411 km. The road distance is 429 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hays to Kansas City is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Hays to Kansas City is to drive which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $26 - $40.

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

The bus from Hays, Ks to Kansas City, Mo takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.