There are 4 ways to get from Phoenix to Wichita by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Wichita (ICT) PHX - ICT

$160 - $625

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Bus  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Oklahoma City, Ok 1342 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Wichita, Ks 7320

$117 - $288

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Bus, train, night bus  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Drive  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Wichita 1172 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Wichita is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 17 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Wichita is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 49 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Wichita is 883 miles. The road distance is 1172 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Wichita without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 49 min and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Phoenix to Wichita, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Wichita bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Wichita is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 25 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Wichita Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Wichita.
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  • Distance: 882.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Phoenix to Wichita every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Wichita via Oklahoma City, Ok in around 25 h 49 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Wichita
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Wichita via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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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Wichita is 1 h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 12:24 PM in Phoenix and 2:24 PM in Wichita.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Wichita is 1172 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 49 min to drive from Phoenix to Wichita.

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

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