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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  •  9h 30m

  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  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Branson 325.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  5h 9m

  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  •  6h 33m

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

$398 - $1,749

Fly to Joplin, drive  •  7h 48m

  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 5h 27m.

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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 5h 9m.

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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 9h 30m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m 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 2m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Branson is 325 miles. It takes approximately 5h 27m 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 341+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11m 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: 9h 30m

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
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
1h 10m
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
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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