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Hutchinson is a city in Central Kansas.


Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

Greyhound bus lines (Phone number: +1 620-663-8622) has a stop at 200 E AVE A. Buses operate between Wichita and Salina with stops at Lindsborg, Mcpherson and Newton.

By train[edit]

Amtrak's daily Chicago-Los Angeles Southwest Chief line stops in Hutchinson. This stop has no ticket office and no Quik-Trak ticket machine so tickets must be purchased at another station or online. The station is at North Walnut Street and East 3rd Avenue. The local bus route 1 north blue and 2 east purple stop near Main Street and East 2nd Ave.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

Reno County Area Transit (RCAT) provides bus service in the city. Phone: +1 620-694-2913. Fares are $1. Buses run 6AM until 7PM Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, buses run between 7AM and 6PM. There is no bus service on Sunday. The bus fare is $1 for one ride. A pass good for 30 rides costs $27. A ticket book for 10 rides costs $10. Buy passes from the transit office at 120 West Avenue B. The main transit hub is at South Adams Street and West Avenue A.


  • 1 Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, 1100 North Plum St, toll-free: +1-800-397-0330. Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center (Q847637) on Wikidata Cosmosphere on Wikipedia
  • 2 Kansas Underground Salt Museum, 3504 East Avenue G (On Airport Road between Highway 50 and the airport), toll-free: +1-866-755-3450. Tu–Sat, 9AM–6PM; Sun 1–6PM. Explore a salt mine 650 feet underground. Features a museum located underground and a "dark ride" tram tour. Children must be at least four years old to go underground. $20 adults/$13 children. Kansas Underground Salt Museum (Q6365140) on Wikidata Strataca on Wikipedia
  • Reno County Museum, 100 South Walnut & Avenue A, +1 620-662-1184.
  • Dillon Nature Center, 3002 East 30th (On 30th Ave just east of K-61), +1 620-663-7411. 8AM to dusk. A 100-acre nature park with ponds and hiking trails. There is also a visitor center featuring indoor educational exhibits. Free.
  • Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm, 7910 N. Roy L. Smith Rd. Nickerson, KS (8 miles west of Hutchinson on Highway 96 near Nickerson), toll-free: +1-888-489-8039. A bed & breakfast and exotic animal farm. Call ahead for reservations.
  • Yoder Amish Community, Yoder, Kansas (11 miles southeast of Hutchinson on K-96). Yoder is a small Amish community. Visit the downtown shops and try the Carriage Crossing restaurant.
  • Carey Park (Located at the south end of Hutchinson). Large park with a golf course, the Hutchinson Zoo, and Salt City Splash water park.


Try out some of the nice water parks

  • 1 Salt City Splash Aquatic Center.
  • 2 Kansas State Fair, 2000 N Poplar St, Hutchinson, +1 620 669-3600, toll-free: +1-800-362-3247, fax: +1 620-669-3640. If you are coming to Wichita around late summer, the Kansas State Fair is something to visit. It is held every year in the early fall or late summer. $6 for adults, $3 for kids, $4 for seniors, $35 for season pass. Kansas State Fair (Q1375633) on Wikidata Kansas State Fair on Wikipedia



  • Jillian's Italian Grill - $$$ - an upper-class Italian sit-down restaurant near downtown with a romantic ambiance. No dress code, but tabs for one person normally run north of $25.
  • 1 Carriage Crossing Restaurant, 10002 S. Yoder Rd, Yoder, +1 620-465-3612. M-Sa 6AM-9PM. Amish-style cooking. Chops, chicken, steak, smoked ham and sausage. Homemade pies.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Hutchinson
AlbuquerqueDodge City  W Amtrak Southwest Chief icon.png E  NewtonKansas City
PuebloDodge City  W US 50.svg E  NewtonKansas City
Ends at US 54.svgUS 400.svg  S K-61.svg N  McPhersonEnds at I-135.svgUS 81.svg
Pueblo ← becomes Colorado 96.svgLyons  W K-96.svg E  WichitaEnds at I-35.svgKansas Turnpike.svgUS 54.svgUS 400.svg

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