There are 2 ways to get from Kansas City to Manhattan by bus, shuttle 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.

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Bus, shuttle  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Topeka, Ks 1683 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Topeka, KS to Manhattan, KS

$58 - $78

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Manhattan 122.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Manhattan is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Manhattan is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Manhattan is 108 miles. The road distance is 122.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Kansas City to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Kansas City to Manhattan. However, you can take the bus to Topeka, Ks, take the walk to Topeka, KS, then take the shuttle to Manhattan, KS. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Manhattan.

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.

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 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
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Topeka, KS to Manhattan, KS
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com

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