How to Reach Wichita

Being a prominent tourist attraction, Wichita is an easily accessible city using all modes of transport.


  • By Air: Located about 5 miles west of the city’s center, the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport serves nine carriers and services 11 cities across the country. Numerous flights fly to-and-from the city everyday, carrying passengers to domestic and international cities, making it a convenient travel option if you wish to travel to Wichita.
  • By Rail: National rail passenger service provider, Amtrak, is a good way to reach Wichita by rail. Though not servicing the city directly, the Southwest Chief Service runs between Chicago and Los Angeles. The nearest stop from Wichita is Newton, located 25 miles north of Wichita’s center. You can rent a car or hire a taxi to reach Wichita from Newton.
  •  By Bus: Buses operated by Greyhound and Los Paisanos are available every day to take you to-and-from Wichita. These buses are comfortable and stop at varying bus stops in the city, making it a convenient travel option.


Wichita is about 3 hours drive from Kansas and Oklahoma city ,making it easily accessible by road. Located at the junction of Interstates 135 and 35, the city can also be reached by hiring a cab or renting a car.


Getting around in Wichita is very convenient as the city provides various modes of transport. City buses are a good option but they might not cover all the attractions you wish to see. To avoid missing out on important destinations, you can rent a car or hire a taxi. This is probably the best way to move around Wichita. Parking spaces are generally available in the city and since the city’s attractions are scattered over a large area, walking around from one attraction to other won’t be a good option.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Wichita. The most preferred mode of transport in Wichita is Car.

Average distance: 18.31 km Average time: 22.17 min

  • Car 88.89%
    Driving 18.63 min Walking 0.63 min Overall average time for 19.04 kms 19.25 min
  • Walking 5.56%
    Walking 14 min Driving 5 min Overall average time for 2 kms 19 min
  • Bike 5.56%
    Bike 72 min Overall average time for 22.85 kms 72 min
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