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Grand Island - Omaha Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Grand Island to Omaha. Traveling by bus from Grand Island to Omaha usually takes around 2 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Express Arrow bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance124 mi (200 km)
Shortest duration2h 40m
Cheapest price$64.57
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Grand Island to Omaha?

$68.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from Grand Island to Omaha. Any tickets cheaper than $68.00 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Grand Island to Omaha are usually around $69 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Grand Island to Omaha?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Grand Island to Omaha that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways12h 55m$84.12
Express Arrow12h 41m$71.44
  • Book Burlington Trailways from Grand Island to Omaha from $65. There are 1 Burlington Trailways schedules from Grand Island to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Omaha. In Grand Island, Burlington Trailways departs to Omaha from 3231 Ramada Rd and no other station. In Omaha, Burlington Trailways arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Grand Island to Omaha takes 2 hours and 55 minutes , while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Omaha in 2 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Omaha.

  • Book Express Arrow from Grand Island to Omaha from $71. There are 1 Express Arrow schedules from Grand Island to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to Omaha. In Grand Island, Express Arrow departs to Omaha from 3231 Ramada Rd and no other station. In Omaha, Express Arrow arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Grand Island to Omaha takes 2 hours and 41 minutes , while the fastest available Express Arrow trip will get you to Omaha in 2 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Express Arrow offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Omaha.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 200 kilometers from Grand Island to Omaha. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 40 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Grand Island to Omaha, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Grand Island to Omaha. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information

Omaha

Once known as the “Gateway to the West,” Omaha effortlessly blends its rich historical heritage with modern growth. To catch an air of the city’s old-town vibe, head towards the Old Market quarter. Featuring brick-paved streets along with horse-drawn carriages, the area is an idyllic time capsule that offers a glimpse into the past. Also situated within the quarter are the Joslyn Art Museum and the Omaha Children’s Museum. Animal lovers might want to check out Omaha’s Doorly Zoo or the Aquarium, which features cute Rockhopper penguins as well as a 70-foot shark tunnel.

Steakhouses dominate the city’s restaurant scene, but there has been a recent boom of modern eateries. If you wish to enjoy these modern foods, Kitchen Table will offer everything you need.

The busiest bus station in the city is the Burlington Trailways Terminal downtown. For trains, the main Amtrak station is located on S 9th St, not too far from the bus station. Omaha is served by Amtrak’s California Zephyr line. The city’s principal airport is the Eppley Airfield, located 3 miles northeast of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Grand Island?

Main departure station: 3231 Ramada Rd

Most buses depart from the main station in Grand Island.

All bus stations in Grand Island:

  • 3231 Ramada Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Omaha?

Main arrival station: Burlington Trailways Terminal

The Burlington Trailways Station on Jackson St, located in east Omaha, provides bus services for several bus carriers: Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, Express Arrow, and Burlington Trailways. The station features an indoor waiting area, as well as vending machines and restrooms. The Burlington Trailways station is only a short walk from several cafes and restaurants if you feel like grabbing something more substantial to get you through your bus journey.

Bus stations in Omaha:

  • Burlington Trailways Terminal

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