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Buses from Omaha to Sterling

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Omaha - Sterling Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Omaha to Sterling. Traveling by bus from Omaha to Sterling usually takes around 7 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance379 mi (609 km)
Shortest duration7h 50m
Cheapest price€92.28
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Omaha to Sterling?

Typically €92.28 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Sterling. Considering the long haul nature of the trip to Sterling and taking into account ease of bus travel tickets this price is 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.

Average prices by travel date

€112€75€37MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Omaha to Sterling is expected to range from €96 to €99. If you are looking to travel to Sterling within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €96. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €96 and can be found on 2 June 2022.

Monthly average prices

€93€75€56€37€19JJASONDJFMAM
Traveling from Omaha to Sterling by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €92 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Omaha to Sterling?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways17h 50m€101.81
Express Arrow18h 6m€94.83
  • Burlington Trailways

    Burlington Trailways

    Book Burlington Trailways from Omaha to Sterling from €102. There are 1 Burlington Trailways schedules from Omaha to Sterling and you can expect on average to pay for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Sterling. In Omaha, Burlington Trailways departs to Sterling from Burlington Trailways Terminal and no other station. In Sterling, Burlington Trailways arrives at Reata Travel Stop 2170 Chestnut St and no other station.

    An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Omaha to Sterling takes 7 hours and 50 minutes .

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

  • Express Arrow

    Express Arrow

    Book Express Arrow from Omaha to Sterling from €92. There are 1 Express Arrow schedules from Omaha to Sterling and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to Sterling. In Omaha, Express Arrow departs to Sterling from Burlington Trailways Terminal and no other station. In Sterling, Express Arrow arrives at Reata Travel Stop 2170 Chestnut St and no other station.

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Omaha to Sterling takes 8 hours and 6 minutes , while the fastest available Express Arrow trip will get you to Sterling in 7 hours and 50 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Omaha to Sterling during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 609 kilometers from Omaha to Sterling. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Sterling. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Omaha?

The first bus leaves at 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Omaha to Sterling, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Omaha to Sterling. 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 Omaha?

Departure stations

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.

All bus stations in Omaha:

  • Burlington Trailways Terminal

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