There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Wichita by plane, train, bus, 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  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Wichita (ICT) SEA - ICT

$271 - $487

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Bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salt Lake City, Ut
  3. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to St George
  4. Take the bus from St George to Topeka, Ks
  5. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks

$258 - $657

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Train, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks

$341 - $863

Train, night bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King 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

Train, night bus via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street 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  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Wichita 1852.1 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Wichita is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 28 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Wichita is to fly which costs $270 - $490 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Portland, Or, Salt Lake City, Ut, St George and Topeka, Ks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Wichita is 1442 miles. The road distance is 1852.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Wichita without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $340 - $900.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Seattle to Wichita, including transfers.

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Seattle to Wichita bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Wichita is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $270 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $700 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Wichita Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 38 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Wichita.
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  • Distance: 1442.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Wichita via Portland, Or, Salt Lake City, Ut, St George, and Topeka, Ks in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
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 Seattle King Street Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
37 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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 Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Portland, Or to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to St George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from St George to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$210 - $280
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
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 3:52 PM in Seattle and 5:52 PM in Wichita.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Wichita is 1852 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 10 min to drive from Seattle to Wichita.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Wichita Airport.

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Book your Seattle to Wichita bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and three other operators.

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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 Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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