How to travel from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS

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Travel Information from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS

distanceDistance237 miles (382 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $447
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $38 (€36) • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $447 (€415) • 4 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Travel 237 miles (382 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS.

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There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Kansas City, KS from St. Louis, MO is by taking a train, which costs on average $38 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kansas City, KS:

A train is $11 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS costing on average $49 (€46).

Taking a train is usually $409 (€380) less than taking a flight to Kansas City, KS, which costs on average $447 (€415) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Kansas City, KS from St. Louis, MO is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 2 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Kansas City, KS by bus can take on average 4 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 237 miles (382 km) from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS.

The average frequency per day from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS:

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

    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Kansas City, KS. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS tickets on Omio for $49 (€46).
    • Skywest airlines can get you to Kansas City, KS by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with skywest airlines from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS for $447 (€415) on Omio.
    • Amtrak can get you to Kansas City, KS by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS for $38 (€36) on Omio.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Chicago, New York City or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your St. Louis, MO and Kansas City, KS itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kansas City, KS and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, KS, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $49 (€46) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost $447 (€415) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $38 (€36) one way.

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

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