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Garden City is a town in Western region of Kansas.

Get in[edit]

Amtrak's daily Southwest Chief Chicago-Los Angeles line stops in Garden City. The westbound train arrives at 6:45AM and the eastbound train arrives at 11:35PM.

Garden City is served by Bee Line Express. The station is at the Finney County Transit building (next to the Valero).

By plane[edit]

Get around[edit]

There is only one cab company in town.

By bus[edit]

Finney County Transit operates the City Link Bus Phone: +1 620 272-3626. Buses run between 6AM and 7PM, Monday through Friday. The fare is $1. A monthly pass is available for $30 from the transit office at 1008 N. Eleventh Street.


  • Sandsage Bison Range, 785 S Business, US-83, +1 620 276-9400. Wildlife area with over 100 bison. For your safety, you cannot enter areas with bison unescorted, so call ahead to arrange a tour.
  • Lee Richardson Zoo, 312 E Finnup Dr, +1 620-276-1250. Daily 8AM-5PM / 8AM-7PM Summer. Hang out with your favorite North American prairie animal friends or animal friends in general at this zoo with free admission and even a self-driving tour. Free.
  • Finney County Museum, 403 S 4th St. Daily 1PM-5PM. Free but donations welcomed. +1 620-272-3664


  • Beef Empire Days. Beef Empire Days occur around the first week of June. Activities include a steak cookout, tennis tournament, horse shoe tournament, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, softball tournament, and a parade.
  • Garden Rapids at The Big Pool, 504 E Maple St. City pool with water slides.



  • Selam East Africa[dead link], 1110 Campus Dr. Here you can try some injera and other Ethiopian specialties right in Garden City.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Garden City
AlbuquerqueLamar  W  E  Dodge CityKansas City
PuebloLamar ends ←  W  E  Dodge CityHutchinson/Wichita
North PlatteOakley  N  S  LiberalShamrock

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