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Travel Information to Kansas City, MO from Chicago

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$65 - $119
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $65 (€51) • 11 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $119 (€95) • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesenvoy air, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 409 miles (660 km) by flight, bus or train to Kansas City, MO from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $65 (€51). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are envoy air, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Chicago to Kansas City, MO.

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How do I travel from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?

There are 3 ways to travel to Kansas City, MO from Chicago including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the distance from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?

The distance from Chicago to Kansas City, MO is approximately 409 miles (660 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Chicago and in Kansas City, MO?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chicago to Kansas City, MO:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago to Kansas City, MO:

    • You can go to Kansas City, MO from Chicago by plane with envoy air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $119 (€95) with envoy air from Chicago to Kansas City, MO on Omio.
    • You can take a bus from Chicago to Kansas City, MO with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $65 (€51) with Greyhound from Chicago to Kansas City, MO.
    • You can take a train from Chicago to Kansas City, MO with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $67 (€53) with Amtrak from Chicago to Kansas City, MO.
    Is there a way to travel directly from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?

    Yes, there are direct routes from Chicago to Kansas City, MO with the following travel companies:

    • You can find direct flights to take to Kansas City, MO with Republic Airlines or American Airlines.
    • You can find a direct bus to Kansas City, MO with.

    Direct services to Kansas City, MO tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Where should I go next after I travel from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?
    Many of our customers traveling from Chicago to Kansas City, MO don't make Kansas City, MO their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Kansas City, MO are New York City, Paris or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Kansas City, MO to any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I buy my Chicago to Kansas City, MO one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Chicago to Kansas City, MO, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $119 (€95) one way.
    • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $65 (€51) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $67 (€53) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Chicago to Kansas City, MO tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

    What is the cheapest way to go from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?

    The cheapest way to travel between Chicago and Kansas City, MO is by taking a bus with an average price of $65 (€51).

    This is compared to other travel options to Kansas City, MO:

    Taking a bus is about $54 (€43) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $119 (€95) for this route.

    A bus is generally $2 (€2) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $67 (€53) from Chicago to Kansas City, MO.

    What is the fastest way to travel from Chicago to Kansas City, MO?

    The fastest way to get to Kansas City, MO from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 28 min.

    Other travel options to Kansas City, MO can usually take longer:

    In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 5 min.

    In comparison, getting to Kansas City, MO by train can take on average 7 h 10 min.

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