Kearney is located in south central Nebraska and sits along the north bank of the great Platte River, approximately 180 miles west of Omaha. Interstate 80, U.S. Highway 30 and State Highways 10, 40 and 44, along with a vast network of local roadways, advantageously serve the Kearney community.

By Air

Daily flights are offered by United Express from the Kearney Regional Airport to Denver International Airport and Chicago O’Hare. Direct access from Kearney to Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island-Hastings and York, is offered through Navigator Airport Express providing 6 shuttle trips per week.

By Train

A main line of the Union Pacific Railroad benefits the city, providing approximately 150 freight trains daily. In fact, the railroad manages nearly 1,400 total inbound and outbound cars annually. For commuter use, Amtrak is available through a station in nearby Holdrege, a short 30-mile drive from Kearney.

By Car

Car rentals available in Kearney are Thirfty Car Rental and Enterprise Car Rental. Burlington Trailways Bus provides a pick up and drop off location near I-80 and many of the hotels. Kearney is one of many stops along their Nebraska route.

Public Transportation

Whether you’re looking for group transportation for your bridal party, an evening out with friends or and afternoon of tours for your convention, Kearney has a variety of options. Kearney Trolley’s have been transporting groups for over 20 years. The historic nature of the trolley’s will surely impress.

Kearney offers a variety of affordable charter options for group travel, Adventure Bus and Navigator, which can accommodate groups of 15-57. Additional shuttle rentals can be provided by Camelot Transportation and Prestige Van Rentals. You can always travel in style with Your Own Limousine.

Adventure Bus and Charter


Adventure Bus provides transportation for: Churches & Schools, Colleges & Universities, Corporate Events, Senior Citizens, Special Events, Sport Teams, and Weddings

Camelot Transportation


Camelot Transportation Inc. provides transportation services to the people of Nebraska and surrounding states. Camelot operates authorized passenger vans with certified drivers and escorts, while working in partnership with public and private organizations and services seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car


1324 2nd Ave.
Kearney, NE

Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers car and truck rentals, as well as car sharing and car sales.

Kearney Cab Co


Kearney Cab Co. provides reliable taxi services in the Buffalo County area. With 24/7 service available, even on holidays.

Kearney Regional Airport


5145 Airport Rd. PO Box 484
Kearney, NE

Daily flights from Denver DIA (twice daily) and Chicago OAR (once daily)

Kearney Trolley

The Kearney Trolley provides trolleys for many occasions like weddings and local conventions. Trolleys can accommodate up to 30 passengers, are handicap accessible and have heating and air conditioning.

Navigator Bus

Navigator Motorcoaches is a nationwide Charter and Motorcoach Bus service. They offer group charters or bus tours, including collegiate athletic departments, corporate teams, government and military officials, schools and churches and special events.

Navigator Airport Express

Navigator Airport Express, formerly Eppley Express, is an affordable airport shuttle service providing 6 shuttle trips per week between Kearney, Grand Island-Hastings, York, Lincoln, & Omaha.

Your Own Limousine

Limousines available from 1 to 24 passengers and party buses for up to 40 passengers.

Thrifty Car Rental


5145A Airport Road
Kearney, NE 68848

Thrifty Car Rental is located at the Kearney Regional Airport. You’ll have plenty of options with our growing fleet of cars, SUVs, minivans, and trucks, and knowing that every one of our cars is non-smoking will make the journey even sweeter.