Oh Manhattan! Destination location

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

US 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 
Exit 313 (from Kansas City/St. Louis/Topeka), proceed 9 miles north on Kansas Highway 177, across Kansas River and into east-central MHK. Downtown Manhattan district (Poyntz Ave.) is directly accessible, with visitors just minutes to Kansas State University campus via Anderson Avenue.
Eastbound travel
Coming from Denver or traversing north from Dallas/OKC/Wichita: Exit 303 funnels traffic onto Kansas 18 (K-18); 10-mile NE route across Kansas River, past Manhattan Regional (5 miles from airport) puts travelers into southwestern areas of the city and access to Seth Child Boulevard and Fort Riley Boulevard.
Make Manhattan stop on trip across Kansas I-70
America's Main Street

Driving distances (in miles)

Topeka: 55
Salina: 67
Kansas City: 110
Wichita: 130
Lincoln: 135
Omaha: 175
Oklahoma City: 290
St. Louis: 370
Dallas/Denver: 495
Chicago: 630

Air Transportation 

Manhattan Regional Airport is located 5 miles west of the central hotel district on Kansas Highway 18. Fly MHK! is serviced by American Airlines/American Eagle, with direct jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth (three flights/day) and Chicago O'Hare (two daily flights). 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 to Kansas City International airport (FlyKCI.com).

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