There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Wichita by plane, bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Wichita (ICT) PHL - ICT

$245 - $980

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Topeka, Ks 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks 7321 / ...

$137 - $340

3 alternative options

Train, night bus via Washington Union Station  •  35 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak
  4. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Train, night bus  •  41 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street 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  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Wichita 1328.8 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Wichita is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 21 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Wichita is to fly which costs $240 - $1,000 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Topeka, Ks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 10 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Wichita is 1208 miles. The road distance is 1328.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Wichita without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 10 min and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Philadelphia to Wichita, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Wichita bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Wichita is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $240 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 34 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to Wichita Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Wichita is 1 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 9:09 PM in Philadelphia and 8:09 PM in Wichita.

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Wichita is 1329 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 48 min to drive from Philadelphia to Wichita.

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  • Distance: 1207.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Wichita via Topeka, Ks in around 34 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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