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

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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 40 min

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

$134 - $616

Fly to Salina, bus  •  5 h 2 min

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

$139 - $543

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

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

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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.

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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 5 h 20 min and costs $30 - $75.

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

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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 5 h 20 min and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $650 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hays Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 1 min 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: 5 h 20 min

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 every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Salina, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 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
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hays to Kansas City via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hays to Salina
Ave. Duration
39 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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Contact Details
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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