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from Kansas City, KS to Chicago

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Tue
Nov 30
$75Amtrak
$88Greyhound
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Wed
Dec 1
$63Amtrak
$65Greyhound
$66envoy air
Thu
Dec 2
$69Amtrak
$72Greyhound
$177envoy air
Fri
Dec 3
$63Amtrak
$61Greyhound
$102American Airlines
Sat
Dec 4
$68Amtrak
$66Greyhound
$121envoy air
Sun
Dec 5
$62Amtrak
$64Greyhound
$91envoy air
Wed
Dec 8
$61Amtrak
$63Greyhound
$79American Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
$61Amtrak
$63Greyhound
$100American Airlines
Fri
Dec 10
$74Amtrak
$65Greyhound
$192envoy air
Sat
Dec 11
$64Amtrak
$66Greyhound
$164envoy air
Sun
Dec 12
$63Amtrak
$65Greyhound
$101envoy air
Mon
Dec 13
$62Amtrak
$68Greyhound
$199envoy air

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FAQs
How do I reach Chicago from Kansas City, KS?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Chicago from Kansas City, KS. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Kansas City, KS and Chicago?

The cheapest way to go to Chicago from Kansas City, KS is by taking a train, which costs on average $63 (€52).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chicago:

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to Chicago, which costs on average $65 (€53) for the same trip.

A train is generally $7 (€6) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $70 (€57) from Kansas City, KS to Chicago.

What is the quickest way to get from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?

The fastest way from Kansas City, KS to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 31 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 22 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?

Chicago is approximately 409 miles (660 km) away from Kansas City, KS.

How many services a day are there from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?

The average frequency per day from Kansas City, KS to Chicago is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Kansas City, KS to Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?

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

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Kansas City, KS to Chicago, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can take you to Chicago by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Kansas City, KS to Chicago for $65 (€53).
    • American Airlines can take you to Chicago by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for American Airlines from Kansas City, KS to Chicago for $70 (€57).
    • Amtrak can take you to Chicago by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Kansas City, KS to Chicago for $63 (€52).
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    Looking to extend your trip from Kansas City, KS to Chicago? Many Omio customers who go from Kansas City, KS to Chicago usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, London or Paris from Chicago, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I purchase my Kansas City, KS to Chicago one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Kansas City, KS to Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $65 (€53) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $70 (€57) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $63 (€52) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Kansas City, KS to Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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