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Overview: Train from Chicago to Kansas City, KS

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Kansas City, KS cover the 409 miles (660 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £50.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Chicago to Kansas City, KS

For as little as £50 you can travel by train from Chicago to Kansas City, KS with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey to Kansas City, KS from Chicago.

  • Average Price: £50

Amtrak 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Kansas City, KS from Chicago are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Kansas City, KS

Travel by train to Kansas City, KS easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Kansas City, KS.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Chicago to Kansas City, KS cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Kansas City, KS from Chicago for as low as £50  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Chicago to Kansas City, KS?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chicago to Kansas City, KS train to cost on average £54  one way.

What is the distance from Chicago to Kansas City, KS by train?

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

What is the average Chicago to Kansas City, KS train duration?

On average the train from Chicago to Kansas City, KS duration is 7 h 10 min  for the 409 miles (660 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train providers should I travel with from Chicago to Kansas City, KS?

If you're looking for trains from Chicago to Kansas City, KS, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Kansas City, KS. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Chicago to Kansas City, KS route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

The average number of trains departing Chicago for Kansas City, KS is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Chicago to Kansas City, KS? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Chicago to Kansas City, KS leaves at 15: 30. The last train departing from Chicago to Kansas City, KS leaves at 20: 50. You can find the latest Chicago to Kansas City, KS train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book train tickets to Kansas City, KS from Chicago for the best deals?

If you purchase Chicago to Kansas City, KS train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £54. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Chicago and Kansas City, KS. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.