Area Details


Centrally located between two major east/west arteries (Interstate 70 and Interstate 80) that link the East and West coasts, North Central Kansas provides major north/south connections:

  • Interstate 135
  • U.S. 81 Expressway
  • U.S. Highway 281
  • Kansas Highways 14 and 15

The intraregional transportation network is further enhanced by:

  • Highways 24 & 36
  • Kansas Highways 9, 18 & 28.

Intrastate and interstate trucking services with local terminals are present throughout the region. The following rail services make stops in the region:

  • Kyle Railroad
  • Central Kansas Railway,
  • Union Pacific
  • Missouri Pacific
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Greyhound Bus Lines offer transportation from North Central Kansas to all other areas of the United States with service through their Salina depot.

Each county seat of this region offers a municipal airport with paved and lighted runways.