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Oklahoma City - Wichita Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Oklahoma City to Wichita. Traveling by bus from Oklahoma City to Wichita usually takes around 2 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance154 mi (247 km)
Shortest duration2h 30m
Cheapest price$26.99
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Oklahoma City to Wichita?

Bus tickets for a trip from Oklahoma City to Wichita cost $28.47 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Oklahoma City to Wichita is expected to be between $28 and $36. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is June 12, 2024, when tickets are available for June 12, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $28.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Oklahoma City to Wichita is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $32. If you're planning to take the bus from Oklahoma City to Wichita during January, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $38. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 10 days in advance to save $31.89 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Oklahoma City to Wichita?

There are 3 bus lines from Oklahoma City to Wichita available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 3 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway12h 55m$35.55
Greyhound32h 35m$30.37
Tornado Bus12h 30m$100.00
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Oklahoma City to Wichita start at $33. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Oklahoma City to Wichita every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Wichita usually start from $27.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 154 miles from Oklahoma City to Wichita. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Oklahoma City to Wichita for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Wichita, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Oklahoma City to Wichita, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Oklahoma City to Wichita every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Oklahoma City to Wichita without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Oklahoma City to Wichita; ticket prices start at $119.00.

City Information

Oklahoma City

Often overlooked by travelers, Oklahoma City features a treasure trove of fun and quirky little secrets that will keep you enchanted. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Museum of Osteology, which is one of the only two osteology museums in North America. Featuring more than 300 complete skeletons, as well as 400 different skulls, the museum is a unique experience that will leave you pleasantly satisfied. For those interested in the city’s history and its Western heritage, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum offers deep insights into the period.

After a day of exploring the city’s many museums, unwind at Bricktown, which offers some of the best entertainment establishments and eateries in town. Oklahoma City boasts a large population of Vietnamese Americans, and one of the best spots to try out amazing pho noodles is at Pho Ca Dao, a local favorite. In case you want to enjoy the most authentically Oklahoman dishes, try Cattlemen’s Steakhouse, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the city.

Travelers can catch a bus from several different places in the city depending on the carrier you are traveling with. For train travelers, the Oklahoma City Amtrak station is located right in the heart of downtown making it easily accessible. The city is served by two airports: the Will Rogers World Airport, which is located 6 miles southwest of Downtown, and the Wiley Post Airport, seven miles northwest of the central business district.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Oklahoma City?

Bus Terminal - 1948 E Reno Ave  - OKCGLI-0

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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 1948 E Reno Ave

The blue-roofed Bus Terminal on Reno Ave is the primary bus station in Oklahoma City and a hub for travel in the region. Jefferson Lines buses run from this station to cities like Dallas, Houston, Memphis, and Chicago. The station has indoor and outdoor seating and on-site vending machines to grab a quick snack. For travelers arriving in Oklahoma City, the station is near a handful of hotels, all at the same intersection. Still, downtown is a few miles away, so make sure to open up a rideshare app or call a taxi to arrive at your final destination.

All bus stations in Oklahoma City:

  • Bus Terminal - 1948 E Reno Ave

  • 100 S EK Gaylord Blvd

  • Plaza Latina

Where does the bus arrive in Wichita?

Main arrival station: 214 S Topeka St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Wichita.

All bus stations in Wichita:

  • 214 S Topeka St

  • Paqueteria Mexico LLC

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