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Duration 17h 57m
Distance 512.7 miles
Average price $102
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and Kansas City, MO takes 17h 57m and the fastest train takes 12h 29m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Chicago to Kansas City, MO. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Chicago Union Station
  2. St. Louis
  3. Kansas City, MO
12h 41m
$83 - $120

Chicago to Kansas City, MO train times

Trains run six times a week between Chicago and Kansas City, MO. The service departs Chicago at 09:25 in the morning, which arrives into Kansas City, MO at 06:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 17h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Kansas City, MO. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Metro Center On Main At 12Th St Ns via St. Louis and Union Station On Main At Pershing Sb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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The distance between Chicago and Kansas City, MO is 414 miles. The road distance is 512.7 miles.

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Chicago to Kansas City, MO train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to Kansas City, MO train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City station.

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There are 577+ hotels available in Kansas City, MO. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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You can take a train from Chicago to Kansas City, MO via St. Louis, Kansas City, Union Station On Main At Pershing Sb, and Metro Center On Main At 12Th St Ns in around 12h 41m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from St. Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100

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