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There are 4 ways to get from Topeka to Paola by bus, taxi, train, night bus or car

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Bus, line 1 bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Topeka to Lawrence
  2. Take the line 1 bus from 1 - 7th & Vermont to 332 - 25th & Franklin
  3. Take a taxi from 332 - 25th & Franklin to Paola

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Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Kansas City
  2. Take the night bus from On Grand At Pershing Crown Center Shops Sb to On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Topeka to Lawrence
  2. Take a taxi from Lawrence to Paola

Drive

  1. Drive from Topeka to Paola

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The cost-effective way to get from Topeka to Paola is to drive, which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Topeka to Paola is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 24m.

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The distance between Topeka and Paola is 54 miles. The road distance is 76.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Topeka to Paola without a car is to bus and line 1 bus and taxi which takes 2h 32m and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Topeka to Paola, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Topeka to Paola is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Topeka to Paola.

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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Topeka, KS, USA and Paola, KS, USA?

There is no direct connection from Topeka to Paola. However, you can take the bus to 1 - 7th & Vermont, take the line 1 bus to 332 - 25th & Franklin, then take the taxi to Paola. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Topeka to Paola via Kansas City, On Grand At Pershing Crown Center Shops Sb, and On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound in around 4h 25m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
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 to Lawrence
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$26 - $40
Lawrence Transit
Phone
(785) 864-4644
Email
info@lawrencetransit.org
Website
lawrencetransit.org
Bus from 1 - 7th & Vermont to 332 - 25th & Franklin
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lawrencetransit.org
Ride KC
Phone
+1 816-221-0660
Website
ridekc.org
Night bus from On Grand At Pershing Crown Center Shops Sb to On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ridekc.org
Other operators
Taxi from 332 - 25th & Franklin to Paola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
LGG Taxi
Phone
+1-785-393-3637
Website
lggtaxi.vistaprintdigital.com

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