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from Kansas City, KS to Chicago

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3 Dec
£47Amtrak
£46Greyhound
£76American Airlines
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4 Dec
£51Amtrak
£49Greyhound
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5 Dec
£46Amtrak
£48Greyhound
£67envoy air
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8 Dec
£46Amtrak
£47Greyhound
£59American Airlines
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9 Dec
£46Amtrak
£47Greyhound
£74American Airlines
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10 Dec
£55Amtrak
£49Greyhound
£143envoy air
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11 Dec
£48Amtrak
£49Greyhound
£131envoy air
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12 Dec
£47Amtrak
£48Greyhound
£75envoy air
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13 Dec
£46Amtrak
£51Greyhound
£148envoy air
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15 Dec
£51Amtrak
£52Greyhound
£50envoy air
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16 Dec
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19 Dec
£49Amtrak
£48Greyhound
£67envoy air
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20 Dec
£51Amtrak
£54Greyhound
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21 Dec
£51Amtrak
£54Greyhound
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22 Dec
£48Amtrak
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23 Dec
£50Amtrak
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£129envoy air

Travel Information between Kansas City, KS and Chicago

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£46 - £51
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £46 • 7 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £51 • 1 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 409 miles (660 km) to Chicago from Kansas City, KS. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Kansas City, KS to Chicago.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?

There are 3 ways to get from Kansas City, KS to Chicago: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Kansas City, KS to Chicago the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Kansas City, KS to Chicago is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £46 compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A train is about £2 less than a coach, which costs on average £48 for this journey.

A train journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Chicago by plane, which costs on average £51 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way 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.

Other travel options between Kansas City, KS and Chicago can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 50 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 22 min.

How many miles are between Kansas City, KS and Chicago

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

How many services a day are there between Kansas City, KS and Chicago?

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

  • 1 train per day.

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

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

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

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

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

    • You can take a coach from Kansas City, KS to Chicago with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for £48 with Greyhound from Kansas City, KS to Chicago.
    • You can travel from Kansas City, KS to Chicago by flight with American Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £51 with American Airlines from Kansas City, KS to Chicago.
    • You can travel to Chicago from Kansas City, KS by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £46 with Amtrak from Kansas City, KS to Chicago.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Kansas City, KS to Chicago?
    Omio customers who travel from Kansas City, KS to Chicago often also extend their holiday to go to New York City, London or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chicago and these popular destinations at a great price.
    When should I book a ticket between Kansas City, KS and Chicago online to score the best deals?

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

    • Coach tickets cost on average £48 one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £51 one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £46 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets to Chicago from 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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