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There are 4 ways to get from Wichita to Kansas City by bus, night bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Wichita, Ks to Kansas City, Mo 7320

$25 - $65

3 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita Amtrak Station to Newton Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Newton Amtrak Station to Kansas City Union Station Southwest Chief

$40 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Wichita to Kansas City 200.7 miles

$19 - $29

Fly  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Wichita (ICT) to Kansas City (MCI) ICT - MCI

$271 - $1,225

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The cheapest way to get from Wichita to Kansas City is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wichita to Kansas City is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wichita, Ks and arriving at Kansas City, Mo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Wichita and Kansas City is 179 miles. The road distance is 200.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Kansas City without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $25 - $65.

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The bus from Wichita, Ks to Kansas City, Mo takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Wichita to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wichita, Ks station.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Kansas City is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $25 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $270 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Wichita Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 53 min and has one stopover.

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Wichita to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Map of how to get from Wichita to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 179.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Wichita, KS, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Wichita to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Wichita to Kansas City hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 Newton Amtrak Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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 Wichita, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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 Wichita Amtrak Station to Newton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Wichita to Kansas City is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Wichita to Kansas City.

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

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Book your Wichita to Kansas City bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Wichita Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $19 - $23.

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