Travel from Wilmington to Wichita

Bus
$134
1d 13h 2min
205 lb of CO2
$
Flight
$398
7h 47min
699 lb of CO2

Wilmington to Wichita Flights

There are 2 airports — ILG, PHL — that make sense to fly out of from Wilmington and 1 airports — ICT — to access Wichita. The best deals are usually found by flying out of PHL.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Wichita from Wilmington, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$234
1d 4h 15min
308 lb of CO2
Drive
$159
19h 59min
227 lb of CO2

Drive from Wilmington to Wichita

It's 1180 miles between Wilmington to Wichita. On a typical day, it might take between 19h 59min and 20h 59min from Wilmington to Wichita under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 21h 59min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Wichita 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 $159.

What is the best way to travel from Wilmington to Wichita?

Because Wichita is so far away from Wilmington, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Wichita do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Wilmington to Wichita?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight, train 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.

Wilmington to Wichita KS - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Wilmington to Wichita. 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 Wichita is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Wilmington/Wichita buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Wilmington 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 Wilmington DE and Wichita 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 Wilmington to Wichita? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Wichita 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 Wichita 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 Wilmington to Wichita?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Wilmington to Wichita is by bus. The bus costs $134 roughly and will take 1 day 13 hours 2 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Wilmington to Wichita?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Wilmington area and Wichita, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 4 hours 15 minutes. We recommend catching the train at WIL Wilmington Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Wilmington. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Wilmington to Wichita by car?

The total distance between Wilmington and Wichita is 1180 miles and will take you about 19 hours 59 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $159.

Wilmington to Wichita Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $134
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 47min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 175 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 1,180 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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