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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Columbia by shuttle, bus, car or plane

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Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 29 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 Columbia, Mo

$105 - $157

3 alternative options

Shuttle, bus via Kansas City Airport  •  8 h 4 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 Airport to Columbia, MO

$156 - $175

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Columbia 247 miles

$24 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Columbia (COU) MHK - COU

$454 - $1,879

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Columbia is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Columbia is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Columbia is 229 miles. The road distance is 247 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Columbia without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Manhattan to Columbia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Columbia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Columbia is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Manhattan to Columbia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Columbia Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Columbia. Prices start at $55 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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  • Distance: 229.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Columbia 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
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
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Columbia, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Mo-X
Website
moexpress.com
Bus from Kansas City Airport to Columbia, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
moexpress.com

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