There are 4 ways to get from Omaha to Lawrence by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Lawrence 7321 / ...

$53 - $82

3 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Lawrence Amtrak Southwest Chief

$107 - $286

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to Lawrence 208.1 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Kansas City (MCI) OMA - MCI

$220 - $944

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The cheapest way to get from Omaha to Lawrence is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to Lawrence is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Omaha and Lawrence is 163 miles. The road distance is 208.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Omaha to Lawrence, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to Lawrence. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at Lawrence via Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Omaha to Lawrence. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at Lawrence Amtrak via Galesburg Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 41 min.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2.

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Omaha to Lawrence train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to Lawrence.
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  • Distance: 163.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and Lawrence, KS, USA?

You can take a bus from Omaha to Lawrence via Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, Mo in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Omaha to Lawrence via Galesburg Amtrak in around 13 h 41 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Lawrence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Lawrence
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23

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