Getting to Lawrence from the Kansas City Airport

If you are flying, you will need to connect into Kansas City International Airport (MCI). The ride from the airport to Lawrence is approximately one hour.  There are several transportation companies that will take you from the MCI Airport to Lawrence.  You should also contact your department at KU to see if someone is willing to pick you up.

Shuttle Companies

Better Alternative Transportation Services (BATS)

  • An exclusive personalized service for up to 5 people with door-to-door delivery to any location in Lawrence. Drivers monitor flight arrivals and can meet passengers at the airport gate. Reservations required at least two days in advance.

Super Shuttle

  • A shared-ride, door-to-door, shuttle service for up to 10 passengers.

GTS Ground Transportation Services

  • Private car or shared shuttle from Lawrence.

5 Guys Transportation

  • A $100 one-way flat rate for a van that holds 1-6 people.  

Taxi Service

Taxis are available through various taxi service telephones located at the baggage claim areas in each terminal and outside the terminal exits. Taxi service from the airport is very expensive, but it may be possible to share the ride with other people to reduce the cost. Before entering a taxi, establish the estimated cost with the driver.

Please note - All fares are subject to change and may increase in the late evening/night. For any of these services, it is customary to tip the driver 15% of the charge