There are 7 ways to get from New York to Topeka by subway, plane, train, shuttle, 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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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Kansas City  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Kansas City (MCI) LGA - MCI

$182 - $622

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Topeka, Ks 1683 / ...

$120 - $320

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Train to Newark, fly to Kansas City  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Kansas City (MCI) EWR - MCI

$204 - $631

Fly Newark to Manhattan, shuttle  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manhattan (MHK) EWR - MHK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS

$347 - $1,299

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Kansas City  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Kansas City (MCI) PHL - MCI

$282 - $822

Train  •  29 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Topeka Amtrak Southwest Chief

$204 - $578

Drive  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Drive from New York to Topeka 1260.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Topeka is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Topeka is to train and fly which costs $200 - $650 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between New York and Topeka is 1159 miles. The road distance is 1260.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from New York to Topeka, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Topeka, Ks. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Topeka. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Topeka Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Topeka, KS, USA?

You can take a train from New York to Topeka via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 29 h 31 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Topeka hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $320 and the journey takes 34 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Manhattan via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Manhattan via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Manhattan via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Kansas City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Kansas City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 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 Amtrak to Topeka Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
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 New York, Ny to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
34 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320

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