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

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Bus  •  3h 15m

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

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Omaha 185.2 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  7h 1m

  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 3h 2m.

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

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

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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 best way to get from Kansas City to Omaha without a car is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs $35 - $55.

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The bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kansas City to Omaha bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Kansas City, MO station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Omaha is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 7h 1m.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Omaha Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 39m and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Omaha bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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  • Distance: 166.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

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

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Omaha is 185 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Kansas City to Omaha.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Omaha Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Omaha. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56m and costs $2.

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