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There are 4 ways to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Kansas City (MCI) ABQ - MCI

$183 - $753

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Oklahoma City, Ok 1342 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Kansas City, Mo 7322 / ...

$95 - $235

2 alternative options

Train  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief

$120 - $350

Drive  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Kansas City 900.1 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 13 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Kansas City. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Kansas City, Mo via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and arriving at Kansas City Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 5 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Kansas City is 724 miles. The road distance is 900.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City without a car is to train which takes 18 h 5 min and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque, Nm station.

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Albuquerque to Kansas City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 18 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 18 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 724.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Albuquerque to Kansas City every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Albuquerque to Kansas City once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $350 and the journey takes 18 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

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 Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, OK to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Kansas City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Albuquerque to Kansas City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kansas City, Mo station.

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Kansas City is 1 h ahead of Albuquerque. It is currently 10:20 PM in Albuquerque and 11:20 PM in Kansas City.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Kansas City is 900 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 43 min to drive from Albuquerque to Kansas City.

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United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Kansas City Airport.

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Book your Albuquerque to Kansas City bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1.

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