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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Wichita by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 6m

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

$271 - $486

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Bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oklahoma City, Ok
  3. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Wichita, Ks

$249 - $649

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Train, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Kansas City, MO 803
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks

$332 - $849

Train, night bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak Station to Wichita Amtrak Station

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

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Newton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak Station to Wichita Amtrak Station

Drive  •  28h 10m

  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 28h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Wichita is to fly which costs $270 - $490 and takes 5h 6m.

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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 Los Angeles, Ca and Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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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 5h and costs $330 - $850.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 5h 6m and costs $270 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $650 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Wichita Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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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: 5h 6m

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Wichita every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Wichita via Los Angeles, Ca and Oklahoma City, Ok in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Wichita
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
37h 3m
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
45h 15m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
Frequency
Once 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
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
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 to Newton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
Frequency
Once 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-St Paul Airport, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
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.

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 Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$250 - $330
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Newton Amtrak Station to Wichita Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Wichita is 2h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 10:44 PM in Seattle and 12:44 AM in Wichita.

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

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest 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 Greyhound.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Wichita. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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