There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco 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.

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Fly from San Francisco  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Wichita (ICT) SFO - ICT

$184 - $731

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Fly from Oakland  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Wichita (ICT) OAK - ICT

$188 - $784

Bus, train, night bus  •  41 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Bus  •  44 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Topeka, Ks
  3. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks

$213 - $536

Train, night bus  •  46 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Drive  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Wichita 1787.2 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Wichita is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 26 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Wichita is to fly which costs $180 - $750 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Wichita. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv and Topeka, Ks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 55 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Wichita is 1374 miles. The road distance is 1787.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Wichita without a car is to bus and train and night bus which takes 41 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from San Francisco to Wichita, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Wichita bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oakland, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Wichita is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $180 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $550 and takes 44 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Wichita Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Wichita.
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  • Distance: 1374.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Wichita via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, and Topeka, Ks in around 44 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Santa Ana, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Burbank, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Wichita via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Wichita via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
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.

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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
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 Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
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

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Wichita is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 4:43 PM in San Francisco and 6:43 PM in Wichita.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Wichita is 1787 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 38 min to drive from San Francisco to Wichita.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Wichita Airport.

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Book your San Francisco to Wichita bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Wichita. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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