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

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Night bus, train, taxi  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita Amtrak Station to Newton
  2. Take the train from Newton to Kansas City
  3. Take a taxi from Kansas City to Paola

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita to Kansas City "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound to On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound 595

2 alternative options

Night bus, taxi  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita to Lawrence "Greyhound"
  2. Take a taxi from Lawrence to Paola

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Wichita to Paola 167.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Wichita to Paola is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Wichita to Paola is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 48m.

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The distance between Wichita and Paola is 148 miles. The road distance is 167.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Paola without a car is to night bus and train and taxi which takes 7h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Wichita to Paola, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wichita to Paola is 168 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Wichita to Paola.

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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 4m

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

There is no direct connection from Wichita to Paola. However, you can take the night bus to Newton, take the walk to Newton, take the train to Kansas City, then take the taxi to Paola. Alternatively, you can take the night bus to Lawrence then take the taxi to Paola.

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 to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Wichita Amtrak Station to Newton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.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
Night bus from Wichita to Lawrence
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Night bus from Wichita to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Ride KC
Phone
+1 816-221-0660
Website
ridekc.org
Bus from On Wyandotte Between 11Th And 10Th Northbound to On Waverly At 196Th St Northbound
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ridekc.org
Other operators
Taxi from Kansas City to Paola
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Crown Cab
Phone
+1 816-753-9300

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