There are 4 ways to get from Kansas City to Lawrence by bus, train, taxi or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Bus • 55 min
$10 - $23
3 alternative options
Train • 1 h 5 min
$23 - $45
Taxi • 40 min
$95 - $120
Drive • 40 min
$3 - $6
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 40 min.
The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 40 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Lawrence. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kansas City Union Station station and arriving at Lawrence Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.
The distance between Kansas City and Lawrence is 37 miles. The road distance is 39.8 miles.
The best way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $10 - $23.
The bus from Kansas City, Mo to Lawrence takes 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.
Kansas City to Lawrence bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Kansas City, Mo station.
Kansas City to Lawrence train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kansas City Union Station.
The best way to get from Kansas City to Lawrence is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $10 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $23 - $45 and takes 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 $10 - $23 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Kansas City to Lawrence once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.
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.
Train from Kansas City Union Station to Lawrence Amtrak Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 5 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $23 - $45
- Coach Seat
- $23 - $35
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $40 - $60
- Business Coach Seat
- $30 - $45
- $130 - $190
Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Lawrence
- Ave. Duration
- 55 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $10 - $23
- $10 - $15
- $18 - $23
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More Questions & Answers
Kansas City to Lawrence bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lawrence station.
Kansas City to Lawrence train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lawrence Amtrak Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Lawrence is 40 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Kansas City to Lawrence.
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