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Hays shares its name with the famous fort that served as the gateway to the West in the mid-1800s. The little town on the prairie is in a unique North American ecosystem, and it is hundreds of miles from the nearest metropolitan area. You can fly to Hays in less than an hour from surrounding hubs to the Hay s Regional Airport (HYS).


The rural outpost on the frontier preserves the history of America s westward movement. The town boasts the Ellis County Historical Museum and the Fort Hays State Historical Park. The park is the site of the original fort where a number of the structures have been restored. At various times of the year, the fort offers visitors a chance to see reenactments and cultural events. The town is home to more than 5,000 college students who attend Fort Hays State University, and the university hosts NCAA athletic events throughout the year.

Hints and tips

Hays Regional Airport (HYS) sits alongside East 8th Street, only a few minutes from the center of town. The town lies midway between Kansas City and Denver on Interstate 70. The population of Hays swells in July when people come to town for the Wild West Days. Summer weather in Hays is dry and inviting, with temperatures in the low 80s.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Hays?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
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What is the best airport to fly to in Hays?
Hays Regional Airport (HYS) is the gateway to the city, so your only tough decision will be the window seat or the aisle seat. The center of Hays is around 3 miles away and where many visitors start their adventure.
How much is a flight to Hays?
Return fares dropped as low as this week to Hays, and climbed to a high of . Some lucky travelers flying out of () managed to pick up one-way fares starting at just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Hays?
With Orbitz, you’ll uncover some of the most affordable flight deals around from a big selection of airlines. But if you want to improve your chances of scoring cheap flights to Hays, here are a few pointers to consider:

  • Departing from or arriving at nearby airports can sometimes save you money. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports. Next, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below the form fields to see what your options are.
  • If your travel plans aren’t carved in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to view the flight deals for alternative departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare you find.
  • To filter your results, hit ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. You can also choose whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • The early bird catches the most rewarding deals, so book as soon as you know your travel dates. The most affordable airfares sell fast and prices rise as the departure date gets closer.
  • Make even more savings on your getaway by bundling your flights, hotels and car rentals into a package with Orbitz. Your wallet will thank you for it.
  • Don’t fly during peak seasons if you can. By steering clear of school vacations and summer, you can save big on your airfare.

What is the best time to book a flight to Hays?
Book your seats to Hays in January. This is a great month for low prices, followed by February and August. Score cheap flights and enjoy your dream getaway with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Hays?
To pick up a fantastic flight deal, make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. These are generally the cheapest days of the week to book seats to Hays.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Hays?
Look into going early in the week if you want to score cheap flights to Hays. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is normally the cheapest day to hop on a plane, followed by Tuesday. Saturdays were shown to have the highest ticket prices. This is probably because most travelers prefer to start their getaway at the end of the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Hays?
Get set to jet for less in August. This is generally the best month to take off if you’re looking for cheap flights to Hays, according to Orbitz data. The least affordable time to take off is June, so try to avoid this month if you’re on a budget.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Things change, and we think your flight should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a cinch to search for airlines with free cancellation and no change fees. Just enter your departure and arrival points and then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for fuss-free?
What do I need for the flight to Hays?
Flying can be a joy with a little pre-planning! Make your flight a comfortable one with the following handy tips:

  • Whether you print it out beforehand or use an electronic one, you’ll need your boarding pass to get on to the plane. You’ll also need some form of government-issued ID. If you’re traveling internationally, make sure your passport is valid and you’ve looked into visa requirements.
  • To keep you occupied on your short trip to Hays, download some new songs or stock up the audiobook library on your phone. Food can also be a tasty distraction while in the air, so take some light snacks.
  • Even if you’re flying in the height of summer, carry a cardigan or sweater on board with you. Cabins can get downright chilly.

How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Hays?
If you think a business or first-class airfare is beyond your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some tips to help you find a premium flight to Hays for a whole lot less:

  • Being flexible isn’t confined to yoga. Leave some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up more affordable airfares when a big sale drops.
  • Budget airlines offer first or business-class seats at a fraction of the usual price. Ditch the full-service carriers and book with one of these cheaper options.
  • Make the most of your airline’s customer loyalty program and use points to upgrade your seat. Alternatively, you can try bidding for an upgrade in an online auction.

How to get into Hays from the airport?
Walk out of arrivals, jump into the driver’s seat of a Hays Regional Airport (HYS) car rental and cruise directly into downtown Hays. Hertz has an on-site office where you can get a set of wheels right at Hays Regional Airport (HYS). You’ll find the lively center of Hays 3 miles away to the west. Don’t want the trouble of paying for parking downtown? Then take a taxi into the city and enjoy the first few days exploring Hays on foot. Afterward, you can see more of the region by renting a car directly from the city center with one of our Hays car rentals. It’s a win-win.
What is the best time to go to Hays?
Travelers come from all over the map to visit Hays in . So if you love the idea of exploring this incredible destination during its busiest months, this is the best time to go. Like many places in the Northern Hemisphere, summer starts June 20 in Hays, with average daily temperatures between 70undefined and 90undefined.
Travel tips for Hays

  • The city center is packed with excellent attractions. Spots like Fort Hays State University and Fort Hays State Historic Site will keep your feet moving and your adventurous spirit full.
  • If you’re in search of a nice little day trip, there are more sights to check off a quick commute from the center. Find out why Barbed Wire Museum and St. Fidelis Church are on the itineraries of many Hays travelers.
  • Slip into the driver’s seat and discover what else makes Kansas a magnet for travelers. Reserve a car rental with Orbitz and experience the delights of two other must-see cities — Dodge City and Hutchinson.

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