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There are 5 ways to get from Kansas City to Lawrence by bus, train, taxi or car

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Lawrence.
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  • Distance: 36.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Lawrence, KS, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Kansas City to Lawrence twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 hour 5 minutes. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Kansas City to Lawrence twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 hour 7 minutes.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Lawrence Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, KS to Lawrence, KS
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
The Jo
Phone
+1 816-221-0660
Website
thejo.com
Bus from JCCC Carlsen Center-52 to 19th & Haskell-59
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 816-471-5000
Website
kansas-city-taxi.com
Crown Cab
Phone
+1 816-753-9300

How far is it from Kansas City to Lawrence?

The distance between Kansas City and Lawrence is 58 km. The road distance is 64 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence?

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence is to bus which costs $4 and takes 2 hours 49 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence is to taxi which takes 40 minutes and costs $120.

Is there a direct train between Kansas City and Lawrence?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Lawrence Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour 7 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Kansas City and Lawrence?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansas City, KS and arriving at Lawrence, KS. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour 5 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to Lawrence?

The bus from Kansas City, KS to Lawrence, KS takes 1 hour 5 minutes including transfers and departs twice daily.