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Omaha to Wichita drive

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 Oneida (Kansas)
 Emporia (Kansas)
 El Dorado
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Omaha to Wichita road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Omaha to Wichita. If you're planning a road trip to Wichita, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Omaha and Wichita. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Omaha and Wichita. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Omaha
drive for about 40 minutes

11:40 am  Percival
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:40 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:03 pm  Oneida (Kansas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:03 pm
drive for about 45 minutes

3:47 pm  Holton
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Holton
drive for about 44 minutes

10:44 am  Topeka
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:44 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:46 pm  Emporia (Kansas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:46 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:47 pm  El Dorado
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:47 pm
drive for about 36 minutes

4:23 pm  arrive in Wichita

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?


Oneida (Kansas)


Topeka  (3 answers)

Emporia (Kansas)

El Dorado

What are some things to do in Wichita?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Wichita. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Briana from Seattle asked:
Good restaurant for a group?  (3 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Wichita to Omaha drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Omaha? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Omaha.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Omaha to Wichita. Or get a full Omaha to Wichita flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Omaha well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Omaha!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 304 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 48 minutes
24 Omaha travel answers
3 Topeka travel answers
8 Wichita travel answers


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