Duration 25h 50m
Distance 604.8 miles
Average price $160
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Denver and Kansas City takes 25h 50m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Denver to Kansas City. 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. Denver Union Station
  2. Galesburg Amtrak Station
  3. Kansas City
21h 5m
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$131 - $186

Denver to Kansas City train times

Trains run six times a week between Denver and Kansas City. The service departs Denver at 19:10 in the evening, which arrives into Kansas City at 22:00. All services require a transfer at Galesburg Amtrak Station and take an average of 25h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Denver station to Kansas City station. However, there are services departing from Denver Union Station and arriving at Kansas City Union Station via Galesburg Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 5m.

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The distance between Denver and Kansas City is 560 miles. The road distance is 604.8 miles.

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

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Denver to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Union Station.

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Kansas City is 1h ahead of Denver. It is currently 6:17 AM in Denver and 7:17 AM in Kansas City.

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What companies run services between Denver and Kansas City?

You can take a train from Denver to Kansas City via Galesburg Amtrak Station in around 21h 5m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110

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