Leavenworth travel guide

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You're Going to Love Leavenworth

With a population of 35,251, Leavenworth is a must-see destination in Kansas, United States.

When to visit Leavenworth

Leavenworth in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Leavenworth in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Leavenworth


When flying to Leavenworth, you’ll arrive at Kansas City Airport (MCI), which is located 18 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Leavenworth from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 31h 15m.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Leavenworth, including Tornado Bus, El Expreso Bus and Greyhound. From St. Louis, the bus ride to Leavenworth takes 386 km and will cost you around $69. From Tulsa, the ticket costs about $364 for a journey of 418 km.

Airports near Leavenworth

Airlines serving Leavenworth

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Leavenworth

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn Leavenworth and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Leavenworth.

Where to stay in popular areas of Leavenworth

Hiring a car in Leavenworth

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Leavenworth (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.05 and $26.73. The most frequently booked car type in Leavenworth is Full-size (Volkswagen Jetta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.