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Train Information to Chicago from Kansas City, KS

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£47 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Kansas City, KS to Chicago cover the 409 miles (660 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 22 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £46, but the average price of train tickets is £47.

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Amtrak Kansas City, MO – Chicago

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from Kansas City, MO to Chicago from £46 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Kansas City, MO and Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak is one of the best options when travelling by train between Kansas City, MO and Chicago. Omio quickly shows you current Amtrak train timetables for the Kansas City, MO - Chicago journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from Kansas City, MO to Chicago is around 409 miles (660 km) and the cheapest Amtrak one-way ticket you can book starts at £46. As you check the latest Kansas City, MO to Chicago train timetable from Amtrak for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Chicago safely. If you search for Amtrak tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Amtrak ticket between Kansas City, MO and Chicago so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

    Amtrak 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Kansas City, MO and 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).

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    Trains from Kansas City, KS to Chicago
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    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap trains from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    You can find a cheap train from Kansas City, KS to Chicago for some dates and times for as low as £46  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Kansas City, KS to Chicago train price to come in at an average of £47  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Kansas City, KS and Chicago via train to be approximately 409 miles (660 km).
    How long does it take from Kansas City, KS to Chicago by train?
    The Kansas City, KS to Chicago train duration is on average 7 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 409 miles (660 km) to Chicago from Kansas City, KS. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What train providers go from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    Take the Kansas City, KS to Chicago train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Chicago from Kansas City, KS as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many trains are there from Kansas City, KS to Chicago a day?
    The average number of trains departing Kansas City, KS for Chicago is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    What time is the earliest train from Kansas City, KS to Chicago? What time is the last train from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    If you prefer early morning trains from Kansas City, KS to Chicago, the first train leaves at 13: 28. If you prefer late night trains from Kansas City, KS to Chicago, the last train of the day leaves at 14: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Kansas City, KS to Chicago timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Chicago from Kansas City, KS to get the best deals?
    If you buy a train ticket from Kansas City, KS to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £47 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Kansas City, KS and Chicago are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.