Shawnee is served by many transportation options. Our extensive network of well-maintained streets, highways, trails, and sidewalks make getting around very easy. Here are some other transit options for you to consider as you travel in Shawnee and throughout the region.
Special Needs Options
Older adults and persons with disabilities have several options.
Find people to carpool with and save money and help the environment through RideShare KC.
Several bus lines serve the City and are operated by RideKC, the region's public transportation authority.
Shawnee is served by Kansas City International Airport (MCI), located just 35 minutes to the north off of I-435. Airfares from KCI rank consistently below the national average. There are also smaller airports in or near Johnson County:
Additional transportation options for the Kansas City area are available from the Mid-America Regional Council's region trip options directory and the directory of transportation providers (maintained by Johnson County, Kansas).
- CityRide is Shawnee's taxi program for residents who are 65 or older or have a disability.
- Special Edition is a shared ride program offering curb-to-curb transportation for registered residents of Johnson County. It is operated by RideKC.