There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Branson by bus, shuttle, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Kansas City, Mo 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$128 - $169

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$117 - $140

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Branson 325.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  5h 29m

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

$189 - $494

Fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  6h 42m

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

$168 - $698

Fly to Joplin, drive  •  6h 33m

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

$130 - $491

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Branson is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Branson is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 28m.

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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 bus which takes 9h 1m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 9h 1m 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 4h 22m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Branson is 325 miles. It takes approximately 5h 28m 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 557+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Branson.
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  • Distance: 254.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Branson via Junction City, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Branson / Hollister, MO in around 9h 1m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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 Junction City to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Arrival Shuttle
Phone
785.209.3090
Email
support@arrivalshuttle.com
Website
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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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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