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There are 4 ways to get from Topeka to Omaha by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$48 - $83

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Train, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$65 - $111

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Topeka to Omaha 169 miles

$16 - $24

Shuttle, fly  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Topeka, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Omaha (OMA) MCI - OMA

$240 - $1,015

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The cheapest way to get from Topeka to Omaha is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Topeka to Omaha is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Topeka to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Topeka, Ks and arriving at Omaha, NE via Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Topeka and Omaha is 154 miles. The road distance is 169 miles.

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The best way to get from Topeka to Omaha without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Topeka to Omaha, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Omaha Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Topeka to Omaha bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Topeka to Omaha is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Topeka to Omaha.

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  • Distance: 154.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Topeka, KS, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

You can take a bus from Topeka to Omaha via Kansas City, Mo and Kansas City, MO in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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 Topeka Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
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 Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Topeka, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$58 - $63
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Omaha Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Omaha. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Topeka to Kansas City Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 40 min and costs $58 - $63.

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