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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Wichita by plane, train, night bus, 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 from Newark  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Wichita (ICT) EWR - ICT

$185 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus  •  38 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Topeka, Ks 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks 7321 / ...

$145 - $362

3 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Wichita (ICT) LGA - ICT

$223 - $883

Train, night bus  •  34 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Drive  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Drive from New York to Wichita 1393.4 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Wichita is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Wichita is to fly which costs $180 - $340 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Wichita. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Topeka, Ks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 10 min.

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The distance between New York and Wichita is 1271 miles. The road distance is 1393.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Wichita without a car is to train and night bus which takes 34 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from New York to Wichita, including transfers.

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New York to Wichita bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Wichita is to fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $180 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $370 and takes 38 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Wichita Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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New York to Wichita bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wichita, Ks station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Wichita.
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  • Distance: 1270.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Wichita via Topeka, Ks in around 38 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
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.

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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 Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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 Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
34 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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More Questions & Answers

Wichita is 1 h behind New York. It is currently 6:13 AM in New York and 5:13 AM in Wichita.

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Wichita is 1393 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 4 min to drive from New York to Wichita.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Wichita Airport.

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Book your New York to Wichita bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Wichita. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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