Driving to Manhattan

Manhattan is an easy-to-reach destination, conveniently located just off Interstate 70 in the scenic Flint Hills region of NE Kansas.

State highways

U.S. Highway 24 and Kansas highways 18, 113 and 177 provide regional access from every direction into Manhattan.

Interstate 70 travel

Traveling along I-70 provides east and west access points.
Westbound travel 
Take Exit 313 (from Kansas City/St. Louis/Topeka) and proceed 9 miles north on Kansas Highway 177, across Kansas River.
Eastbound travel
Coming from Denver or traversing north from Dallas/Wichita: Exit 303 funnels traffic onto Kansas 18 (K-18) with 10-mile NE route across Kansas River, past Manhattan Regional (5 miles from airport).
Make Manhattan stop on trip across Kansas I-70
America's Main Street

Driving distances (in miles)

Topeka: 55
Salina: 67
Kansas City, KS: 115
Wichita: 132
Lincoln, NE: 133
Omaha, NE: 195
St. Louis, MO: 269
Oklahoma City, OK: 290
Denver, CO: 495
Chicago, IL: 656

Air Transportation 

Manhattan Regional Airport is located 5 miles west on Kansas Hwy 18, serviced by American Airlines/American Eagle, with direct jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth (three flights/day) and two daily flights to Chicago O'Hare. Expansion of the terminal building has tripled to 42,000 square feet at the fastest-growing airport in Kansas. Check flights; purchase tickets at Fly MHK! Manhattan Regional Airport

Kansas Jet Center

Executive air charter service at Manhattan Regional offers executive line service, on-site car rental and pilot lounge. Kansas Jet Center

Shuttle service

Ground transportation is available by many MHK hotel properties. Check with lodging accommodations for shuttle services; for Kansas City International Airport (

Getting Around Manhattan 
Transportation services around Manhattan: 
Car rental
Public transportation
Taxi service
Mapping Manhattan
Fort Riley
Kansas State University campus

Konza Prairie
Manhattan Parks
Tuttle Creek Lake
Active Construction 

City crews working
traffic slowdowns