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Buses from Ogallala to North Platte

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Ogallala - North Platte Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Ogallala to North Platte. Traveling by bus from Ogallala to North Platte usually takes around 47 minutes, but the fastest Express Arrow bus can make the trip in 45 minutes.

Distance50 mi (80 km)
Shortest duration0h 45m
Cheapest price$22.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Ogallala to North Platte?

$22.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from Ogallala to North Platte. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Ogallala to North Platte is expected to range from $22 to $23. If you are looking to travel to North Platte within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $22. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $22 and can be found on July 7, 2022.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Ogallala to North Platte 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 $21 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Ogallala to North Platte?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways10h 51m$22.90
Express Arrow10h 45m$22.62
  • Burlington Trailways

    Burlington Trailways

    As part of the Trailways network, Burlington Trailways offers intercity bus service across various states in the Midwest, plus stops in major cities like Chicago and Denver. Passengers love traveling on Trailways buses because of the high-end amenities onboard, including satellite TV, power outlets at every seat, and clean restrooms. Burlington Trailways is also known for the best free Wi-Fi and its helpful, friendly crew.

  • Express Arrow

    Express Arrow

    Book Express Arrow from Ogallala to North Platte from $22. Typically there is one Express Arrow schedule per day from Ogallala to North Platte and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to North Platte. In Ogallala, Express Arrow departs to North Platte from 103 Prospector Ave . In North Platte, Express Arrow arrives at 1220 S Dewey St .

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Ogallala to North Platte takes 0 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Express Arrow offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to North Platte.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ogallala to North Platte 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Ogallala to North Platte?

The bus takes an average of 47 minutes to cover the 50 miles from Ogallala to North Platte. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. 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?

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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to North Platte, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ogallala?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ogallala to North Platte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve North Platte each day?

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

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Ogallala?

Main departure station: 103 Prospector Ave

Most buses depart from the main station in Ogallala.

All bus stations in Ogallala:

  • 103 Prospector Ave

Where does the bus arrive in North Platte?

Main arrival station: 1220 S Dewey St

All buses from Ogallala arrive at one main station in North Platte.

All bus stations in North Platte:

  • 1220 S Dewey St

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