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Omaha - Kearney Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Omaha to Kearney. Traveling by bus from Omaha to Kearney usually takes around 3 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance165 mi (266 km)
Shortest duration3h 30m
Cheapest price$57.50
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Omaha to Kearney

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

david

September 16, 2022- Solo travel

Express Arrow

Pros: It was smooth and comfortable. Cons: Nothing.

Price trends for buses from Omaha to Kearney

Monthly avg. prices

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What bus companies travel from Omaha to Kearney?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways13h 30m$77.00
Express Arrow13h 36m$57.50
  • Book Burlington Trailways from Omaha to Kearney from $77. Typically there is one Burlington Trailways schedule per day from Omaha to Kearney and you can expect on average to pay for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Kearney. In Omaha, Burlington Trailways departs to Kearney from Burlington Trailways Terminal . In Kearney, Burlington Trailways arrives at 112 W Talmadge Rd .

    An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Omaha to Kearney takes 3 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Kearney.

  • Book Express Arrow from Omaha to Kearney from $58. Typically there is one Express Arrow schedule per day from Omaha to Kearney and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to Kearney. In Omaha, Express Arrow departs to Kearney from Burlington Trailways Terminal . In Kearney, Express Arrow arrives at 112 W Talmadge Rd .

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Omaha to Kearney takes 3 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Express Arrow trip will get you to Kearney in 3 hours and 30 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 Kearney.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 165 miles from Omaha to Kearney. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 30 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Omaha to Kearney, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

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

Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Omaha:

  • Burlington Trailways Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Kearney?

Main arrival station: 112 W Talmadge Rd

All buses from Omaha arrive at one main station in Kearney.

All bus stations in Kearney:

  • 112 W Talmadge Rd

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