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There are 8 ways to get from Topeka to Manhattan by shuttle, plane, train, bus or car

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Shuttle, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MCI - LGA

$165 - $365

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Bus  •  33h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Topeka to New York "Greyhound"

$130 - $180

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Shuttle, fly to Newark  •  6h 48m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Newark (EWR) MCI - EWR

$172 - $385

Shuttle, fly to New York JFK  •  8h 9m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to New York JFK (JFK) MCI - JFK

$206 - $396

Shuttle, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Philadelphia (PHL) MCI - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall

$194 - $447

Bus, train  •  31h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Topeka to Philadelphia "Greyhound"
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...

$154 - $257

Bus, train via Chicago  •  34h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Topeka to St Louis
  2. Take the train from St. Louis to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Croton-Harmon to Harlem-125th St.

$182 - $273

Drive  •  21h 14m

  1. Drive from Topeka to Manhattan 1266.4 miles

$120 - $180

Topeka to Manhattan by bus

The bus journey time between Topeka and Manhattan is around 33h 10m and covers a distance of around 1351 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 33h 10m. Operated by Greyhound USA, the Topeka to Manhattan bus service departs from Topeka and arrives in New York. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Topeka to Manhattan is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Topeka to Manhattan is to shuttle and fly which costs $160 - $370 and takes 6h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Topeka and arriving at New York. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33h 10m.

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It is 1161 miles from Topeka to Manhattan. It is approximately 1266.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Topeka to Manhattan without a car is to bus and train which takes 31h 9m and costs $150 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Topeka to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Topeka to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Topeka station.

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The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Topeka to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York station.

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Manhattan is 1h ahead of Topeka. It is currently 8:27 PM in Topeka and 9:27 PM in Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 1160.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Topeka, KS, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Topeka to New York once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $180 and the journey takes 33h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Kansas City to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Kansas City to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Kansas City to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from St. Louis to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Croton-Harmon to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$10 - $13
Onboard Off-Peak
$17
At Station Peak
$13 - $16
Onboard-Peak
$20 - $22
Bus operators
Arrival Shuttle
Phone
785.209.3090
Email
support@arrivalshuttle.com
Website
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.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 Topeka to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $170
Flexible
$170 - $260
Bus from Topeka to New York
Ave. Duration
33h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $180
Flexible
$190 - $270
Bus from Topeka to St Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Topeka to Manhattan is 1266 miles. It takes approximately 21h 14m to drive from Topeka to Manhattan.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Topeka to Kansas City Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 40m and costs $85.

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