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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Branson by shuttle, bus, car, plane or taxi

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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Shuttle, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$112 - $154

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Branson 325.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Springfield (SGF) MHK - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$489 - $1,854

Fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Fayetteville (XNA) MHK - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$398 - $1,749

Fly to Joplin, drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Joplin (JLN) MHK - JLN
  2. Drive from Joplin to Branson

$420 - $1,851

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Branson is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Branson is to fly and taxi which costs $480 - $1,900 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Branson is 255 miles. The road distance is 325.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Branson without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Manhattan to Branson, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 53 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Branson is 325 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from Manhattan to Branson.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $29 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Branson.
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  • Distance: 254.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 min

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

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

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
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 Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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