There are 3 ways to get from Kansas City to Omaha by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Omaha 185.2 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Omaha (OMA) MCI - OMA

$184 - $954

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The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Omaha is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Omaha is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Omaha is 166 miles. The road distance is 185.2 miles.

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The bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansas City, MO and arriving at Omaha, NE. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Kansas City to Omaha every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Omaha hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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