Driving Directions to Fort Riley
Directions from Kansas City International Airport (KCI):
Exit the airport area toward Hwy. 435 south. Take Hwy. 435 south to I-70 west. I-70 west becomes the
Kansas Turnpike. Take the Kansas Turnpike west (the Turnpike has a small fee). Pass exits for Bonner Springs and
Lawrence while on the Turnpike. Exit the Kansas Turnpike at Topeka and continue on I-70 west. Take I-70 to exit 301
(Marshall Army Airfield exit) and stay on Henry Drive to Main Post.
Directions from Manhattan Airport:
Soldiers needing transportation from Manhattan Airport should contact the 1st Replacement Company’s staff duty
NCO at 785-239-2119. To reach Fort Riley from the Manhattan Airport by automobile, exit the airport and head west
on Kansas Hwy. 18. Enter Fort Riley either at the Ogden Gate or the 12th Street gate.
Arriving from East of Fort Riley:
Please note that Fort Riley is about 2 1/2 hours from Kansas City and about one hour from Topeka. Main roadways
are the Kansas Turnpike (there is a small fee for using the Turnpike) and I-70.
Arriving from West of Fort Riley:
Fort Riley is about one hour east of Salina. From Salina, take I-70 east toward Topeka/Kansas City. You will pass exits
for Solomon, Abilene, Chapman and Junction City. Continue on I-70 east to exit 301 (Marshall Army Airfield, and stay
on Henry Drive to Main Post.
Arriving from Southwest of Fort Riley:
Wichita is about two hours southwest of Fort Riley. Take I-135 north from Wichita. You will pass exits for Newton and
McPherson while on I-135 north. Exit onto I-70 east (near Salina). Proceed on I-70 east. You will pass exits for
Solomon, Abilene and Chapman. Continue on I-70 east to exit 301 (Marshall Army Airfield) and stay on Henry Drive
to Main Post.
or Soldiers without POV Transportation:
TRANSPORTATION FROM KANSAS CITY AIRPORT: Transportation from Kansas City International Airport to Fort Riley is by ground shuttle. Arrange for ground shuttle by calling ARIVAL at 785-209-3090, or through the https://arivalshuttle.com/ ⚠. ARIVAL charges for services, so keep the receipt to file for reimbursement.
TRANSPORTATION FROM MANHATTAN AIRPORT: Transportation from Manhattan Airport is provided by the 1st Victory Reception Center. Call the Staff Duty NCO at 785-239-2119. 1st Victory Reception Center also serves as Emergency Operation Center; contact Emergency Operation Center Duty Officer/NCO, Building 580, Custer Hill, 785-239-2222.