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Travel Information from Kansas City, MO to Chicago

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$65 - $119
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $65 (€51) • 10 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $119 (€95) • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 409 miles (660 km) by flight, bus or train from Kansas City, MO to Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 32 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 journey are American Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Kansas City, MO to Chicago.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Kansas City, MO to Chicago?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Kansas City, MO and Chicago. You can take a flight, bus or train.

How far is Chicago from Kansas City, MO?

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

When traveling from Kansas City, MO to Chicago, where do I depart from Kansas City, MO and where do I arrive in Chicago?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Kansas City, MO to Chicago?

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

    • You can travel from Kansas City, MO to Chicago by flight with American Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $119 (€95) with American Airlines from Kansas City, MO to Chicago.
    • You can travel by bus from Kansas City, MO to Chicago with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Kansas City, MO to Chicago tickets for $65 (€51) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Kansas City, MO to Chicago with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $67 (€53) with Amtrak from Kansas City, MO to Chicago.
    Is there a direct service to Chicago from Kansas City, MO?

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

    • You'll find direct flights with Republic Airlines or American Airlines.
    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak.

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

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Kansas City, MO to Chicago?
    Looking to extend your trip from Kansas City, MO to Chicago? Many Omio customers who go from Kansas City, MO 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 buy my Kansas City, MO to Chicago one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Kansas City, MO to Chicago, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy 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 costs $65 (€51) one way on average for this route.
    • A train ticket costs $67 (€53) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Kansas City, MO to Chicago 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 Kansas City, MO to Chicago?

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

    This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

    Taking a bus is usually $54 (€43) less than taking a flight to Chicago, which costs on average $119 (€95) for the same trip.

    Taking a bus is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a train to Chicago, which costs on average $67 (€53) for the same trip.

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

    The quickest way to travel between Kansas City, MO and Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

    In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 35 min   on average.

    In comparison, getting to Chicago by train can take on average 7 h 22 min.