Wichita is the largest city in Kansas - since Kansas City is divided between the US states of Kansas and Missouri. It is not the biggest or flashiest city in the US, but it remains a medium-sized city with a small-town feel. It offers much to tourists from both near and far with its variety of attractions.


Wichita is a city in the heart of the great plains in Central Kansas. The city is home to large aircraft manufacturers which make up a large portion of the local economy.

Get in

By car

Wichita is located at the junction of Interstates 135 and 35 (Kansas Turnpike) and approximately three hours drive from Kansas City or Oklahoma City. It's 1.5h from I-70, and about 3 hours from both Kansas City and Oklahoma City.

By plane

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport, five miles west of the city's center, serves nine carriers providing service to 11 cities across the country, most of which are major hubs with connecting service to points around the world.

By bus

By train

Get around






Old Town


Go next

Routes through Wichita

Topeka/Kansas City El Dorado  N  S  Blackwell Oklahoma City
Salina Park City  N  S  ends → Caldwell Enid
Liberal Greensburg  W  E  El Dorado Nevada
Dodge City Greensburg  W  E  Jct N S → Jct N SBaxter Springs Joplin

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