Travel from OMA to NDL

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$206 | 1d 5h 45min Bus$206 | 1d 5h 45min Bus165 lb of CO2
  1. Train$362
    1d 21h 13min · 493 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$206
    1d 5h 45min · 165 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$149
    18h 44min · 212 lb of CO2

OMA to NDL Trains

train tickets from Omaha to Needles

$362 · 1d 21h 13min
AmtrakAmtrak OMA train to NDL
Train Tickets
About $362
Travel Duration
1d 21h 13min
Omaha - OMA
Amtrak from OMA to CHIAmtrak · 9h 55minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to NDLAmtrak · 1d 11h 17minSouthwest Chief
Needles - NDL

OMA to NDL Buses

bus tickets from Omaha to Bullhead City

$206 · 1d 5h 45min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $206
Travel Duration
1d 5h 45min

Drive from OMA to NDL

Driving from OMA to NDL

$149 · 18h 44min

It's 1105 miles between OMA to NDL. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 44min and 19h 41min from OMA to NDL under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to NDL by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

Our recommendation to NDL

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from OMA to NDL?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

OMA to NDL CA - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from OMA to NDL. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to NDL is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the OMA/NDL buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from OMA is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between OMA NE and NDL during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from OMA to NDL? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of NDL traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to NDL is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from OMA to NDL?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from OMA to NDL is by bus. The bus costs $206 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 45 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from OMA to NDL?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between OMA area and NDL, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 21 hours 13 minutes. We recommend catching the train at OMA Omaha Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from OMA. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from OMA to NDL by car?

The total distance between OMA and NDL is 1105 miles and will take you about 18 hours 44 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

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