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There are 8 ways to get from Manhattan to Omaha by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly New York La Guardia to Omaha  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) LGA - OMA

$177 - $492

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1203 / ...

$143 - $299

6 alternative options

Fly Newark to Omaha  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Omaha (OMA) EWR - OMA

$189 - $429

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Omaha  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Omaha (OMA) PHL - OMA

$237 - $872

Fly New York La Guardia to Des Moines, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) LGA - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Omaha, NE

$210 - $436

Bus D&J Bus  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE West Bound

$169 - $183

Train  •  30 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$198 - $583

Drive  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Omaha 1257.5 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Omaha is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Omaha is to fly which costs $170 - $500 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Omaha is 1150 miles. The road distance is 1257.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Omaha without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 56 min and costs $160 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Manhattan to Omaha, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Omaha is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs $170 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $190 and takes 25 h 56 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 30 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Omaha is 1 h behind Manhattan. It is currently 10:05 AM in Manhattan and 9:05 AM in Omaha.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Omaha is 1258 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 24 min to drive from Manhattan to Omaha.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Omaha Airport.

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  • Distance: 1149.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Manhattan to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Omaha via East Broadway, New York, Chicago, IL, Clark & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, Chicago, IL, and Omaha, NE in around 25 h 56 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
gowindstar.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210

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